Wealth inequality in South Africa is not only intolerably high, its also not reducing.
Some entrepreneurship support models work better than others. Governance and structure is key to their success, or failure.
Kenya's once financially healthy universities are in financial straits.
To claim that protests are being organised suggests sinister motives. But all protest is organised. So are cake sales and shopping expeditions.
Half of South Africa's population remain chronically poor, and the quarter in-between struggle to stay out of reach of destitution.
Violence is very common on South Africa's various taxi routes.
Little is known about how many people transition between the informal and formal sectors, a phenomenon called "churning".
South Africa isn't having an honest debate about proposals to fix its power utility Eskom, and the role that renewables might play.
Land reform programme has done very little to improve access to land for black South Africans.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale construction.
A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those without work need additional help.
The green revolution: small-scale, informal irrigation is expanding in Zimbabwe and small scale farmers are leading the way.
New analysis indicates that a strict beneficiation policy might not lead to optimal developmental outcomes.
Much deeper social forces underlie the struggles within the governing ANC and society over the shape of the economy.
Government support for the arts, culture and heritage is important even in tough economic conditions.
What a failed megacity project in Johannesburg says about similar ambitious ideas across the continent.
The legacy of colonialism's unfinished business has now migrated to the Indian Ocean.
South Africa needs to wean itself off coal in a way that protects jobs and the environment.
There's a lot of evidence to suggest South Africa should grow its impact investment market.