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​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
For two days in August, Wits Business School (WBS) was a hive of activity and robust debate on the status of Africa’s economic development. Under...
Public-private partnership benefits East London
Public-private partnership benefits East London
Mercedes-Benz Cars will produce the next generation of the C-Class in East London and will expand its plant with an investment of €600-million....
Emerging market boom skips SA
Emerging market boom skips SA
South Africa finds itself as neglected as the red-headed stepchild in a world market ravenous for higher-risk investment destinations.
Three reforms to boost SA’s economy
Three reforms to boost SA’s economy
The consensus among private economists is that South Africa’s overwhelming priority has to be job creation. This means that existing businesses...
Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
No confidence. This summed up consumer and investor sentiment in the country ahead of this week’s motion in Parliament against President Jacob...
Limping economy faces uphill
Limping economy faces uphill
If South Africa staves off a technical recession in the coming months, it will be a result of events unrelated to the country’s domestic political...
​Africa needs innovative debt to grow, and is turning to international markets
​Africa needs innovative debt to grow, and is turning to international markets
Africa needs to borrow to grow its economy, but it must seek innovative alternative sources of finance.
Africa's economic slowdown an opportunity for reform
Africa's economic slowdown an opportunity for reform
First the bad news. After 15 years in the global economic growth fast lane, sub-Saharan Africa is reeling from the effects of falling commodity...
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
I recently joined more than a dozen of the world’s sharpest minds on African agriculture in an unprecedented effort to devote an entire issue of...
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
European economic growth will see an immediate boost from the unpreced­ented influx of refugees, an International Monet­ary Fund (IMF) study...
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
Heads of state recently gathered in New York to sign the United Nations’ new sustainable development goals. The main objective is to eradicate...

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