Promoting mechanisation for small scale farmers in Africa is proving incredibly difficult.
Mechanisation of agricultural activity can help many African countries unlock underutilised agricultural potential. But there are serious obstacles which must be removed.
Too much money, too few targets. Is the golden child of the 1980s starting to look long in the tooth?
Being financially literate is not as simple as applying a set of skills.
The federal government is trying to make Australians more financially literate, but it's using a definition that ignores many political, economic and cultural factors.
Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
Within the world of cryptocurrencies, ICOs are the way to raise funds – but without any government oversight.
South Africa needs to review its approach to rolling out Bus Rapid Transit systems as the current model is proving to be too expensive and unsustainable.
Questions have been raised over why Adani is in line for public money.
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The proposed loan of Commonwealth money to Adani is on shaky constitutional ground, potentially paving the way for High Court challenge which could change the dynamics of federal-state funding.
Most new cars are now bought on credit.
Billions are being loaned against some fast depreciating assets. It could end in an almighty car crash.
The industry has walked a tight rope to survive. Many have fallen along the way.
Banking used to be an engine of social mobility and a generator of secure, satisfying employment for the many gainfully employed in it.
The UK's biggest industry is poised to lose a big chunk of its (human) workers.
Jane Austen on the new £10 note.
Jane Austen is on the Bank of England's new £10 note. About time, too.
Talk of banks leaving London completely for other European cities is just that – talk.
The study used an eye-tracking device to ensure that all information included in the management report was read and considered in light of judgment formation.
Research shows investors could have been misled just by the order of information in financial reports.
The leaders of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa alliance.
The sub-imperial formation called BRICS, which pretends to be a progressive global force could be divided by a series of crises.
Recalling August 9 2007 – the start of the credit crunch and global financial crisis.
The International Monetary Fund's view of how to fix South Africa's economy deserves to be seriously considered.
The novelist's life was marked by the financial industry ... and not always for the best.
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Insurers complain noisily when regulators step in to stop them charging more to some groups, but there might be a benefit to us all when a better balance is found.
We all miss out when corporates keep themselves to themselves.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is thinking about reinventing the organisation model.
Africa should be concerned about news that the World Bank is looking to migrate from the model that largely relies on funding member states to become a broker of private capital.