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Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously


 

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access to housing, healthcare, education, work, to adequate food and water and the security of their pensions. For example, 36 central banks and banking supervisors, participate in the central bank and supervisors […]

Tourism in South Africa can be better


 

I read with great interest the opinion piece by Busani Ngcaweni in the Business Day of 9 July 2019.  In it, Ngcaweni quite rightly recognises tourism as a key economic grower and employment driver.  However, it is clear that the Department of Tourism is talking the talk but is not walking the walk. Statistics do not lie. The reality is […]

Being a digital nomad is a way of life


 

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel — and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people, allowing them to travel in their own back yards and the world at leisure. This has been made easier by the rapid growth of the global gig economy, which in turn […]

INNOVATION

Being a digital nomad is a way of life

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel -- and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people,...

EDUCATION

What the “prisoner’s dilemma” tells us about climate change

The prisoner’s dilemma is a well-known framework in game theory, which is the study of how and why people cooperate or compete with each other. According to...

ECONOMICS

Tourism in South Africa can be better

I read with great interest the opinion piece by Busani Ngcaweni in the Business Day of 9 July 2019.  In it, Ngcaweni quite rightly recognises tourism as a key...