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Theo Boshoff

Theo Boshoff

    What the lay of the land may be
    What the lay of the land may be
    At the ANC’s 54th national conference in December, it was announced that a decision had been taken to speed up land reform by pursuing expropriation without compensation, provided that it is sustainable and does not harm the agricultural sector or the economy....
    Policy cannot disrupt food production
    Policy cannot disrupt food production
    South Africa is ranked as the most food secure country on the continent, and is 44th out of 133 countries worldwide, according to the Economist...
    Land value calculation is flawed
    Land value calculation is flawed
    South Africa’s valuer general, an office created under the Property Valuation Act, will receive public comments until June 21 about its proposed...
    Bill will short-change land reform
    Bill will short-change land reform
    Land reform in South Africa is not a “nice to have”; it is a fundamental constitutional right that aims to bring about restorative justice and...
    Finding the WIL
    Finding the WIL
    There is a need to develop more partnerships between higher education institutions (HEIs), workplaces and other relevant stakeholders in order for...
    e-waste in the spotlight
    e-waste in the spotlight
    The establishment of an e-waste centre, the first of its kind in South Africa, was announced at the 2015 South African Technology Network (SATN)...
    Growing entrepreneurs
    Growing entrepreneurs
    To effectively foster entrepreneurship requires more than teaching students how to become entrepreneur the focus should be on creating an entrepreneurial culture that starts much earlier than at higher education level. ...
    Bureaucracy a barrier to entrepreneurship
    Bureaucracy a barrier to entrepreneurship
    Under the theme of this year’s 8th South African Technology Network (SATN) Conference, “Entrepreneurship Education for Economic Renewal”, the...
    Good employees, but not employers
    Good employees, but not employers
    "A university exists for the purpose of laying open to each succeeding generation ... the accumulated treasures of the thoughts of mankind...
    Developing the business mind-set
    Developing the business mind-set
    The current Entrepreneurship Education (EE) curricula should not be an isolated component purely with a business-management focus, but should...