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Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
If you ask an African migrant in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would...
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses....
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
South Africa is a country of contrasts, haunted by its history and divided by inequality. The country has a Gini coefficient of 0.63, which makes...
PepsiCo eyes Pioneer’s Africa access
PepsiCo eyes Pioneer’s Africa access
There have been ululations in the market about the fact that food and beverage giant PepsiCo wants to invest in South Africa through a R24-billion...
Why debt is a human rights issue
Why debt is a human rights issue
The changing nature, profile and level of public debt in some of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries has reached alarming...
Sharing best practice key to healthy results solutions
Sharing best practice key to healthy results solutions
We live in an age of ubiquitous technology, from cellphones to artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies — and yet there are still about...
Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax
Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax
South Africa's new carbon tax has provoked a storm of criticism from environmental campaigners who say it is too weak — and from industry...
Shanghai leads battle against China's rising mountain of trash
Shanghai leads battle against China's rising mountain of trash
Nie Feng used to toss his rubbish outside his Shanghai flat without a thought while rushing to work, but saving China from a garbage crisis now...
Libra: Facebook's crypto will not help the billions of people excluded from banks
Libra: Facebook's crypto will not help the billions of people excluded from banks
When Facebook unveiled its new digital currency libra, it
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Accra's mayor on his city's greatest challenges
Accra's mayor on his city's greatest challenges
Mohammed Adjei Sowah is acutely aware of the limits of his own power. The mayor of the Accra metropolitan area — the heart of Ghana’s...

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