How much does the world of a young person born in the developed world change when their country reports a “good” growth figure and in this day and age, that’s anything above 2% I suppose? I would hazard a guess that it doesn’t change much. On the surface at least, their water will still run […]

Winners will be announced at an Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday, 22 June 2023 200 young South Africans is an annual feature that recognises young South Africans who are trailblazers in their respective fields and industries. This year’s installation of M&G’s 200 Young South Africans boasts over 15 inclusive categories that aim to recognise and […]

Joburg has lost its seat among the world’s iconic capitals

As heartbreaking as it is to admit, our beloved city is travelling down a path of no return

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MG Environment Newsletter Intro

Did you know that some of South Africa’s oak trees are benign invader species? The English oak, pin oak and cork oak don’t cause major problems but may do so in the future.  These oaks are a common sight in places like Stellenbosch, Paarl and Potchefstroom and are now threatened by a tiny little beetle, […]

SA’s fiscal crunch and our confidence crisis

Nowadays it seems as if all we talk about are various overlapping crises. There is the climate crisis, the unemployment crisis, the cost-of-living crisis, the fiscal crisis. At the beginning of this year, the World Economic Forum declared that we are on the brink of a “polycrisis”, a term coined in the 1990s but which […]