Believe it.  World is more peaceful
It might surprise many people to hear that the world is growing more peaceful. The recently released 2017 Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, finds that the global level of peace has improved slightly by 0.28 per cent over the past year. Higher... Read more
Solutions for affordable data prices
The Internet for All initiative will look at how South Africans can access the internet with affordable data prices, says Telecommunication and Postal Services Deputy Director General Tinyoko Ngobeni. Addressing the Internet for All initiative in Soweto on Tuesday, Ngobeni said government was concerned about the high data prices.... Read more
THE NATIONAL Empowerment Fund (NEF) is participating in the Tourism Indaba 2017 currently underway in Durban. “The NEF aims to expose its funded investees to the continents top travellers. The Indaba is Africa’s top tourism trade show that brings together more than 7 000 delegates that represent the top... Read more
Africa must trade with itself: Minister Gigaba
  AS THE World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) draws to an end on Friday, South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has argued that Africa should, more than ever before, trade among themselves. Minister Gigaba says Africa must boost its intra-regional trade and identify new emerging markets within the... Read more
Low-income earners carry the highest costs of cash, forfeiting four percent of their earnings compared to the national average of 1.1 percent Cash cost consumers R23 billion or 0.52 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2015, according to a new Mastercard study released today at the World... Read more
Zuma courts business before WEF
AS A precursor to the World Economic Forum Africa, President Jacob Zuma has met with business leaders to discuss the country’s approach to the meeting which offers key investment marketing opportunities for the country. The CEOs raised issues of concern – those which are in the public domain and related to recent... Read more