The informal sector represents an opportunity to improve the lives of a large part of the workforce. Government should desist from harming livelihoods and broaden the scope of policy measures.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.
Deportees and other migrants return home wealthier, more educated and with more work experience than people who never left. This 'brain gain' benefits the whole community, financially and politically.
Ramaphosa offered five simple yet bold goals for the next ten years that cut across the social and economic structural constraints that inhibit South Africa’s potential.
The value of green technologies and systems is that they are largely decentralised or semi-decentralised.
South Africa's job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.
South Africa needs to rethink the role of the informal economy as it mulls over ideas to beat joblessness.
While pay and profit are not irrelevant in employees’ work decisions, there are other motivators.
A newish method called the multidimensional poverty index is revealing new insights into the South Africa's poverty.
African business schools can benefit from the rigourous process offered by global rankings and accreditations.
South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming.
The population growth is in the west, but most of the jobs are still in the city centre. Three major development proposals could help reshape Melbourne in ways that help overcome this costly mismatch.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Viewed against the odds of success in getting 55 countries to foster meaningful regional integration, Africa has made commendable progress in crafting its own creative approach.
Johannesburg's central business district is developing into a major cross border shopping hub, servicing the broader sub-Saharan region and has a potential to grow even further.
Rethinking work is crucial for industrialised and emerging economies, where job losses are being felt even in the presence of substantial, although diminishing, economic growth.
Uganda needs to boost manufacturing and exports to realise the ambitions listed in its social and economic development plan.
The economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa's governing party, the ANC, fails to be radical.
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, promised radical economic transformation in his 2017 state of the nation address. A lot of what he said in support of this promise is alternative facts.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.