Analysis

4 months ago | December 7, 2018

Trump was dealt a winning hand on trade – his hardball ...

James Lake As President Donald Trump meet with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on Nov. 30, ...

4 months ago | December 6, 2018

Small businesses in Africa will be on the frontline of climate change

Kate Elizabeth Gannon & Declan Conway Climate change is going to have huge consequences all over the world, ...

4 months ago | December 5, 2018

How Nigeria can attract and keep the right kind of foreign direct ...

Tolu Olarewaju Two of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, HSBC and UBS, have recently ...

4 months ago | December 4, 2018

Promise of right to housing remains elusive in democratic South Africa

Soraya Beukes South Africa’s Constitution protects everyone’s right to access adequate housing. This principle was ...

4 months ago | December 3, 2018

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa’s economy

Linda M. Richter A country’s wealth goes hand in hand with its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value ...

4 months ago | November 30, 2018

South African taxpayers can’t keep bailing out broken airline

Jannie Rossouw R21 billion: that’s how much South Africa’s beleaguered national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), ...

4 months ago | November 29, 2018

How the Ancient Egyptian economy laid the groundwork for building ...

Andreas Winkler In the shadow of the pyramids of Giza, lie the tombs of the courtiers and officials of the kings buried ...

4 months ago | November 23, 2018

Averting a plane crash: what to do about the global pilot shortage

Stephen Fankhauser & Matt Ebbatson The world is running out of experienced pilots. Supply is not keeping up with the ...

4 months ago | November 22, 2018

Apple’s $1 trillion value doesn’t mean it’s the ‘biggest’ company

Jerry Davis On Aug. 2, Apple became the first U.S. public corporation to achieve a US$1 trillion valuation, making it ...

4 months ago | November 20, 2018

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn’t the panacea for land reform

Simon Hull The land reform debate in South Africa has become increasingly polarised since Parliament resolved to ...

4 months ago | November 19, 2018

Life in South Africa’s economic hub is improving – but big ...

Julia de Kadt  & Alexandra Parker More than 14 million people live in South Africa’s economic hub, the Gauteng ...

4 months ago | November 15, 2018

Why removal of South Africa’s tax boss is key to Ramaphosa’s ...

Dirk Kotze South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has changed the country’s political landscape significantly since he ...

4 months ago | November 14, 2018

Book on Steinhoff’s demise shows danger of ‘big men’ business leaders

  Mills Soko The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been ...

4 months ago | November 13, 2018

Initiative Q is not the new Bitcoin, but here’s why the idea has value

Brendan Markey-Towler Could free units of a new digital currency end up being worth thousands of dollars? Initiative Q, ...

4 months ago | November 12, 2018

South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor ...

    Danny Bradlow President Cyril Ramaphosa has been working hard to improve South Africa’s economic situation. In ...

5 months ago | November 9, 2018

The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to ...

    J. Robert Branston , Anna Gilmore & Rosemary Hiscock It is thought about two in three smokers want to kick ...

5 months ago | November 8, 2018

Namibia’s long-standing land issue remains unresolved

Henning Melber Thirty years of German settler colonialism in South West Africa – from 1884 to 1914 – paved the way for ...

5 months ago | November 7, 2018

Fish farming at industrial scale: a Turkish case study

Irmak Ertör One of the world’s fastest-growing food production industries, aquaculture, is harming the marine ...

5 months ago | November 6, 2018

Data deficit means we’re in the dark about the digital divide

Alison Gillwald Digital concerns underpin many of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Gender equality, good health, ...

5 months ago | November 5, 2018

Explainer: lessons from the collapse of a small South African bank

 Jannie Rossouw The South African Reserve Bank placed VBS, a small mutual bank, under curatorship in March this year ...