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Covax will take excess doses of Covid vaccines off the hands of rich countries

The global initiative plans to deliver two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to developing nations

Covid-19 economic crisis will be felt by the poor for a decade, report finds

The pandemic’s economic fallout will affect the world’s poor for years, while the richest billionaires increase their wealth, an Oxfam report notes

Ramaphosa warns rich countries against vaccine nationalism

During his address at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogues on Tuesday, the president implored countries hoarding vaccines to release their excess doses

How to create a new and better normal in the education sector

The education sector should use the opportunity of Covid-19 to address its challenges strategically

What a sustainable Covid-19 recovery could look like

Bioeconomy — using renewable biological resources — will allow Africa to transform its systems and create a viable economic future, global warming

Police brutality is government policy

For 20 years ministers in charge of the police have been telling them to beat up or kill criminals

Invest in children to give them a better world

This entails putting them at the centre of national strategies, but doing it without high CO2 releases

Four ways African governments can bridge digital skills gap needed for post-Covid economic recovery

As African governments tackle the coronavirus crisis, there is a parallel focus on the future and what an economic recovery will look like

We must equip graduates to excel in tasks that are beyond the scope of AI

With artificial intelligence taking over background tasks in the financial services sector, graduates need to be equipped with modern skills and mindsets to complement the machines and maximise benefits for consumers and the economy

We must continue to empower women entrepreneurs to grow Africa

If we increase the number of high-growth, women-founded startups, they can bridge the inclusivity gaps in their respective economies and societies

The commons, not the market

Greening the financial system is essential, but the environment can’t be shoehorned into the logic of finance

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

Shake up institutions controlling the economy to dislodge inequality

The state uses policies and regulations to drive socioeconomic change, but market bias dominates

Netflix and the smash hit tax dodge

‘The Laundromat’ is a film about corporates and the superrich using tax havens, something the streaming service itself allegedly excels at

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

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