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The people must be vigilant about govt spending


 

When the President announced the national lockdown in March this year, I was concerned about the Covid-19 virus and the impact the national lockdown was going to have on our already fragile economy.  However, like many, I was encouraged and hopeful about the announcement of the social relief and an economic support package of R500 […]

Development finance institutions pledge to sustain Covid-19 mitigation, livelihood recovery


 

Multilateral development finance institutions have pledged to continue to collaborate in their efforts to mitigate the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and accelerate the recovery of economies and livelihoods. At an extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the impact of their responses to the pandemic and the worsening debt situation, the organizations said that sustaining […]

Where to now Minister Mboweni?


 

Where to now? I do wish that there was a clear path that will help us navigate this unfamiliar territory. Depleting government finances and increasing government demands is a cause for concern. I become familiar that the Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni is a good cook, knowingly to cook a nice meal, you will […]

INNOVATION

Is 2020 the year Africa takes charge of its destiny?

Does 2020 mark the year Africa steps into its stride and takes charge of its destiny in the 21st century? While we’re still dealing with...

EDUCATION

Fractured doesn’t mean broken

When Covid-19 hit, there were only four questions that took primary place in the human anxious hours of 3 am in the morning: Am I...

ECONOMICS

Development finance institutions pledge to sustain Covid-19 mitigation, livelihood recovery

Multilateral development finance institutions have pledged to continue to collaborate in their efforts to mitigate the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and accelerate...