Soweto in South Africa. Apartheid’s spacial planning still affects people’s lives.
The high costs of finding work make it difficult for young South Africans to get jobs.
Maria Ramos, pictured here at the 2009 World Economic Forum early in her tenure at ABSA.
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Several locally listed companies still have no female board members while most who do diversify their boards tend to appoint only one female director at a time.
Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operating officer of private security firm, at a South African commission of inquiry into corruption.
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The state capture inquiry is a remarkable political as well as legal event.
South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni (centre) arrives to deliver the mid-term budget statement to Parliament.
South Africa needs to urgently step up its efforts to drive economic growth by harnassing the power of the state, as well as the markets.
Lesetja Kganyago, governor of South Africa’s central bank.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
Kenya’s tourism industry is heavily focused on its beaches and wildlife.
Each terror attack has a different impact on tourism and this is influenced by variables, like the type of facilities targeted
A victory at the polls might not be enough to give President Cyril Ramaphosa the leeway to fix South Africa’s economy.
Indications are that even an ANC victory at the polls is unlikely to reverse the party's decline in popular support.
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
The race is on to see who will replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
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The World Bank’s original governance arrangements have changed much more slowly than the scale and nature of its operations.
Guinea-pig farming is popular in Peru and is an option for African farmers.
Guinea pigs are a good livestock choice and don't compete with humans for their food.
Economics teaching needs to be more relevant and rooted in reality, not theory.
Universities should begin the process of updating and modernising their undergraduate economics curricula.
Solar panels in Alexandra, Johannesburg.
The value of green technologies and systems is that they are largely decentralised or semi-decentralised.
Medium-scale African farmers are relatively wealthy and influential.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
A Xolobeni villager protesting against mine development.
Villagers from a community in South Africa's Eastern Cape fought to be consulted and for the power to consent to mining their land.
South Africa needs a new economic policy that envisages an overhaul of the power utility Eskom, which can’t keep the lights on.
South Africa needs a policy that drives growth and positions if for the 21st Century.
At about 21 million strong, nurses make up half of the world’s health workforce.
Well resourced and empowered nurses could help to quickly spread universal health care.
Families and the state are equally responsible for contributing towards human capital.
Human capital is a key contributor to a country's economy. Here's how families and the state can nurture this asset.
SAA appears to be in a tail spin.
South Africa can't afford its national airline anymore -- nor can it afford to close it down. What's the next step?
The fight for decent housing in South Africa has been unsuccessful.
Failure by South Africa's municipalities to provide housing for the poor violates a Constitutional Court ruling.
Julius Malema and his Economic Freedom Fighter are using President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption campaign against him.
The Economic Freedom Fighters' strategy of painting President Ramaphosa and his allies as corrupt is unlikely to succeed.