Mutual mistrust there may have been, but economic activity between South Africa and the superpower remained robust. Now exports must diversify and create jobs
Why is the private sector in Africa more likely to hinder instead of help peaceful development?
The president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Janine Myburgh, is disingenuous, and dangerous, in her casual comments on nuclear power
With a growing, youthful population and increasing smartphone penetration, payments have become a very hot category for African fintech firms. But alliances are key
The government must not cave to Eskom’s demand that it be exempt from air pollution rules. Furthermore, the power utility needs to stay true to the principles of its own just transition strategy
If we are to succeed, we need to expertly navigate and facilitate collaboration processes
The pandemic is providing mobile phone network operators with a unique chance to partner with fintech firms and banks to deliver clever e-commerce solutions to the informal sector in Africa
By Daniel den Hollander Information is all around us. Social media platforms keep us informed of the latest developments. You would assume that this continuous access to the latest knowledge would make us smarter and more informed. Unfortunately, it has also created an explosion of fake news, conspiracy theories, and misinformation, often based on prejudice. […]
It’s creeping up on me and my people with devastation in mind slowlyThis lockdown, shutdown, breakdown, keep your head down, that’s controlling meNow into the third month of socio-economic life’s very own disruptionWith curfew and military policing on the streets as the new civic constructionIt’s playing with me and rolling my mind up like a […]
If Eskom is bent, what is it going to take to straighten it out?
By Dale van der Lingen Inspired by the recent movie Ford vs. Ferrari, which retells Ford Racing’s overthrow of the ever-dominant Ferrari in the 1960s at Le Mans, and the Springbok’s epic turnaround to win last year’s Rugby World Cup, I’ve written this series of pieces to show that not all is lost with our […]
Black people are angry. White people are angry. Indian people are angry. Coloured people are angry. Chinese people are angry. It would seem that South Africans of all races are angry. There is so much hate and hatred welling up inside each South African, that at a moment’s notice anyone could tweet a harshly worded […]