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Jason Musyoka

Jason Musyoka

    South Africa's future is a human economy, not a political fix
    South Africa's future is a human economy, not a political fix
    Long before the medium term budget speech in October, several voices had suggested that South Africa’s economic future is not so bright.
    Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
    Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
    The mining industry has made the news lately for a range of reasons. In the past four weeks, debates have revolved around the mining charter, with...
    State capture fails the black middle class
    State capture fails the black middle class
    South Africa’s middle class (white and black) has always been a creation of the state, but the method used to create a white middle class differs...
    South Africa’s middle class is three salaries away from poverty
    South Africa’s middle class is three salaries away from poverty
    A simple Google search of the term “middle class” reveals optimistic proposals, which suggest that this class might offer the promise of...
    The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas
    The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas
    The 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa held recently in Durban saw Oxfam release a paper...
    State capture and the centre that seems no longer able to hold​
    State capture and the centre that seems no longer able to hold​
    For the last seven years, the governing party seems to have gained control of the state machine, most importantly the presidency. The old slogan that...
    Why post apartheid order is only starting two decades on
    Why post apartheid order is only starting two decades on
    South Africa’s political, economic and social landscape seems highly turbulent lately. South Africans have been treated with increasing tensions...
    It's not black and white in SA – it's the working classes and the middle classes
    It's not black and white in SA – it's the working classes and the middle classes
    The run-up to the 2016 local government elections was characterised by smear campaigns, fear-mongering, miscalculations and misutterances, which...