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Higher education institutions need to face up to the future
Higher education institutions need to face up to the future
In a knowledge society, 85% of all assets are intangible; about 70% of these assets are resident in people. People have moved to centre stage because...
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
There is a whole world of career prospects for the highly skilled out there. The youth will have to work hard, but the older generation needs to...
SA’s monetary policy needs a serious overhaul
SA’s monetary policy needs a serious overhaul
The call by the ANC’s Luthuli House to loosen monetary policy was both clumsy — in process, terminology, tweets and even scope (with its...
What kind of leader do you aspire to be?
What kind of leader do you aspire to be?
The way we do business is changing: the digital revolution is disrupting long-established business models. This is why, during 2018, a World...
Towards a battle cry for tomorrow
Towards a battle cry for tomorrow
In 1992 Nelson Mandela returned from the World Economic Forum a changed man. In Mandela: The Authorised Biography, the statesman concedes:...
Editorial: Our moment of reckoning is now
Editorial: Our moment of reckoning is now
There’s a universally accepted joy in being a child. Or at least, there should be. Perhaps the only aspect that can compete with the wonder that...
End the stigma of mental illness
End the stigma of mental illness
The world faces an epidemic of mental health problems that cuts across borders, economies and cultures, and carries a stigma that leaves people...
An African opportunity for post-Brexit Britain
An African opportunity for post-Brexit Britain
Lusaka — The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos has long been the political and business world’s...
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
“Out of control.” It’s a catchy headline, even more so when it’s used by the usually conservative, grey-worded team at the World Economic...
Long live globalisation
Long live globalisation
Geneva — Will global cooperation finally emerge from the doldrums in 2019? The international community’s recent agreement...
World's 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam
World's 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam
The world's 26 richest people now own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said on Monday, warning that "out of control"...
Ramaphosa talks up SA Inc ahead of World Economic Forum
Ramaphosa talks up SA Inc ahead of World Economic Forum
South Africa has come a long way since February last year, when Cyril Ramaphosa took office — according to the president himself. This will...

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