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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: a path to prosperity for Africa


 

Right now, we’re at a critical tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential to turbo-charge the socio-economic development of the entire African continent. We’ve got the youngest continent in the world, with 60% of our population being youth. If we make the right decisions […]

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 […]

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is right when he says that to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment South Africa will need to...

EDUCATION

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...

ECONOMICS

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...