Markets remain concerned about the prospect of recession in the US and geopolitical risks with China
What is clear is that we need to grow the economy so everyone benefits.
Soldiers may only be deployed once ordered by Ramaphosa, who has to inform parliament first
Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday
A selloff in global tech stocks continues to hammer its Vision Fund’s portfolio of investments
Potentially disastrous effects of free inflow of dumped chicken leave small farmers at risk
Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
The vessels carrying corn and soybeans departed on Monday, take the total to ten since the first ship sailed last week under a deal with Russia to unblock Ukrainian grain exports.
Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
Comprehensive report shows one in eight people had lingering symptoms
The rapid expansion of Africa’s cities over the past decades has meant an increasing demand for infrastructure, service delivery and jobs. At the same time, African policy makers, urban planners and researchers are clamouring to find innovative solutions to meet these demands.
The onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which will see a fusion of technologies that blur the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres, will compound these challenges. Experts need to plan adequately for the disruptions.
According to the Emerging Markets Forum, if trends continue, four of the world’s megacities will be in Africa by 2050: Cairo, Lagos, Kinshasa and the Gauteng city region. Alarmingly, 70% of Africa’s urban growth will be in secondary cities with inadequate sanitation, transport and governance infrastructure, according to the UN.
By 2030, 15 cities in Africa will have populations of more than 5-million, most of whom will live in informal settlements.
In SA, the National ...
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