South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.
Corporates are willing to embrace corporate social responsibility initiatives. But many fail due to cultural insensitivity and misplaced communication strategies.
A new study reveals the challenges faced by people living with disabilities who want to open their own businesses.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.
South African commercial law courses do not address the question of what norms and procedures govern business relations in indigenous African communities.
A massive rural on-grid electrification programme in Rwanda has delivered considerable benefits. But is it the most sensible way to deliver power to remote areas?
South Africa's idea of radical economic transformation is missing a critical element.
A revenue shortfall of about R50 billion has pushed the South African government to hike Value Added Tax (VAT) among other taxes.
South Africa's 2018 budget does not go far enough. Perhaps finance minister, Malusi Gigaba was caught up in the euphoria of the widely welcomed state of the nation address by Cyril Ramaphosa.
Whether measures announced by Gigaba will stave off a downgrade of South Africa's local currency debt by one remaining rating remains to be seen.
South Africa's 2018 national budget makes it clear that the slumber and corruption that has hampered state owned enterprises must come to an end.
To realise Kenya's oil, gas and mining potential, the sector needs more people with the right skills to support it.
South Africa has successfully defended its constitutional democracy. But the harsh reality is that the country still faces development challenges.
The politicians who removed Zuma are likely to be running the government for the next five years. Current events were their first test and offered a hint of how the country may be governed.
South Africa's new administration, under the leadership of Cyril Ramaphosa, can make some quick wins by focusing on fixing a few key areas.
African cities are failing to raise development funds through bond markets.
Large companies have a big role to play in ensuring women’s rights are protected in industries such as horticulture.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
Global examples show South Africa that desalination could increase water output.
President Jacob Zuma shouldn't be allowed to detract from the momentum that Cyril Ramaphosa, the new president of the ruling ANC, has started to build.
The governor of South Africa's Reserve Bank has been appointed to chair an important IMF committee. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa stand to benefit.
Gaps in the two tier board structure which is favoured in Europe may be partly responsible for the Steinhoff corporate scandal.
The shake up at South Africa's power utility, Eskom, sends a good signal about where Cyril Ramaphosa is taking the country.
Hailie Selassie thought his country's gold could rival the biggest deposits in the world. He may be proven right.
Zimbabwe's new administration has promised to revive the country's agricultural sector. Here's what it needs to do.
Ethiopia must address hotel industry challenges to take advantage of its huge tourism potential.
A change in the ownership of the South African Reserve Bank from private shareholders to government shouldn't impact the constitutional mandate of the central bank in any way.
Metropolitan areas are key to economic prosperity of countries. But this is affected when the population grows too fast like in Uganda’s Kampala, where growth has outpaced infrastructure development.
In announcing free higher education, South African President Jacob Zuma, lobbed a populist hot potato at the ANC elective conference but it's ordinary people whose fingers will be burnt.
A new land administration system that responds to changed ownership patterns of Zimbabwe's agricultural land is needed if the country is to harness its farming potential.
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
The unresolved compensation of Zimbabwe's evicted white farmers needs to be settled quickly, as it stands in the way of economic recovery.
Developing country governments need to give attention to the risks associated with new technologies and develop context-specific responses.
Kenya's government, while promising cheaper power to consumers may actually be undercutting this promise in its pursuit of nuclear power plants and other costly projects.
Brought to its knees by the recklessness of the Zuma presidency, the South African economy needs a new deal. The ANC's new leader Cyril Ramaphosa needs to act quickly if he's going to make his mark.
A suit of highly paid professional services seem to have failed investors in the unfolding Steinhoff corporate scandal.
The Steinhoff corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.
Proposed changes to South Africa's labour laws would make it almost impossible to strike and render the planned national minimum wage unenforceable.
Extensive research has been done on poverty and inequality in South Africa but more is needed to better understand the status quo and mainly inter-sectional factors that drive inequality.
The astronomic rise of the price of bitcoin over the past 12 months raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash which could see many people lose money.