Opinion & Analysis

Jun 09, 2017
There is hardly an organisation in the world – big or small – that doesn’t have to adapt to changing circumstances. The pace of development in technology, the quick pace…
Jun 06, 2017
Recent years have seen the international business community look to the promise of growth through doing business in Africa, the world’s last frontier for the development of new business opportunities.…
Jun 06, 2017
In proud cheers, Kenyans witnessed the birth of a millennium railway project that will transform their lives. And once again, China has proved itself a true and capable friend behind…
Jun 05, 2017
Nigeria’s economy has spent much of 2016 in recession for the first time in over two decades. Unsurprisingly there has been speculation about the strength of its banking system. Non-performing…
Jun 02, 2017
Botswana will on 01 June 2017, make effective the Tourism Development Levy, that will levied to all Non-SADC visitors. The USD30 will accrue an estimated USD 5,7 million at ports…
Jun 01, 2017
The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But…
May 30, 2017
Toxic leadership is characterised by a number of familiar traits: unwillingness to take feedback, lying or inconsistency, cliquishness, autocracy, manipulation, intimidation, bullying, and narcissism. The toxic leader can - if…
May 28, 2017
The two African designers voiced these views last week, at the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in the session on “Fashionomics” dedicated to the African textiles…
May 25, 2017
The questions that I get asked most often by students, policy makers and political leaders are: “can democracy work in Africa?” and “is Africa becoming more democratic?”. As we celebrate…
May 23, 2017
Seeking societal outcomes to investment is a growing theme to watch as more wealth is directed towards making a difference. While philanthropy is still an immature market in Africa –…
May 22, 2017
When it comes to killer diseases in Africa many people think of infectious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, or even Ebola. But the reality is that diseases like cancer, diabetes and…
May 19, 2017
Football always divides opinion. As the latest English season draws to a close and the Football League playoffs take centre stage, there will be some that grumble about the format.…
May 18, 2017
The return of Brian Molefe as CEO of South Africa’s largest state owned enterprise, the power utility Eskom, has caused outrage due to the circumstances under which he resigned in…
May 17, 2017
When Morocco hosted the first climate change summit since a global emission reduction deal was struck in Paris a year ago, the country was determined to make the COP22 summit…

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