Privatisation talk in South Africa shows how state owned enterprises are being used as tools for enrichment by the connected and less as key elements of development.
The UK's biggest industry is poised to lose a big chunk of its (human) workers.
South Africa should look towards inclusive growth to push back the growing levels of poverty within the population.
We need to work out how to save capitalism from itself.
A deeper analysis of South Africa's joblessness reveals a scarier picture of large sections of the population suffering, especially the country's youth.
The sub-imperial formation called BRICS, which pretends to be a progressive global force could be divided by a series of crises.
Faced with a massive food production shortfall, Africa can look towards India's Green Revolution to jump start its agricultural output.
South Africa's Public Protector, has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.
South Africa needs to restore trust and effective bargaining mechanisms between key stakeholders to revive the ailing economy.
How do you prevent urban sprawl? Researchers look to a program in New Mexico for an answer.
South Africa's 14 point plan to achieve economic recovery lacks detail and vision of how the country is going to get itself out the prevailing economic crisis.
Why keep buying and chucking when you can rent and return?
Nearly one-fifth of US GDP is spent on health care. Where does all of that money go?
Data suggests a smart-meter plan to shift electricity use to off-peak hours has had almost no impact.
Research finds higher levels of housing debt among pre-retirees are linked to them working for longer.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has scheduled its 15-year-old mining code for review. The country must ensure reform that benefits its people.
Understanding what parts of society are susceptible to natural hazards and why, is key for emergency services and risk managers.
Canada's economy faces a radical shift as abundant energy and resources could propel the country toward a Star Trek future.
The prevailing mandate of the South African Reserve Bank is informed by sound economics and the need to protect the institution from the whims of politicians.
A new study finds that giving small loans to very poor people reduces both the incidence and depth of poverty in the developing world.