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Linda Doke

Linda Doke

    Youth hold key to beating poverty
    Youth hold key to beating poverty
    Nelson Mandela described poverty and inequality as terrible curses of our time: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of...
    New business model incorporates the poor
    New business model incorporates the poor
    Inclusive business is the corporate world’s buzzword, commerce’s flavour of the decade, the flag big companies, particularly in the developing...
    The aquaculture future
    The aquaculture future
    More people than ever before rely on fish as a source of nutrition, income and wellbeing.
    Making measurement pay
    Making measurement pay
    If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be. The rule applies across the board: be it in business, sport, education,...
    Where are all the black women runners?
    Where are all the black women runners?
    South African women’s athletics is not only desperately thin at the top, but alarmingly lacking in black female runners of world-class standard. ...
    Trucking for better health to beat HIV
    Trucking for better health to beat HIV
    Trucking and good health: two concepts not usually associated with one another. In fact, the trucking industry in southern Africa has long been...
    Keep SA’s logistics sharp
    Keep SA’s logistics sharp
    South Africa has a sophisticated logistics industry, making use of some of the latest global trends in the field. Its performance — specifically its costs — has a bearing on the global competitiveness of all the country’s industries....
    Investment still needed in transport infrastructure
    Investment still needed in transport infrastructure
    South Africa’s transport sector is a key contributor to the country’s competitiveness in global markets. Its five modalities — road,...
    Is South Africa moving in the right direction to become a manufacturing economy?
    Is South Africa moving in the right direction to become a manufacturing economy?
    Recognised as being among the top three multiplier sectors in terms of value add, job creation, export earnings and revenue generation for every R1...
    Discretionary power gives potential investors the jitters
    Discretionary power gives potential investors the jitters
    A barrage of challenges has hit South Africa's mining industry in the past two years. The fall in demand and a drop in commodity prices...
    Beneficiation – the good, the bad and the necessary
    Beneficiation – the good, the bad and the necessary
    Without its rich mineral deposits, South Africa would be a different place – there would be no Johannesburg, the economy would not be nearly...
    Growing opportunities no guarantee for investors
    Growing opportunities no guarantee for investors
    Grant Thornton’s managing director of Asia Business Services, Lauren Patlansky, said that while foreign investors are reticent to invest in...