Of all the legacies of colonialism, one of those which has most hampered economic growth and the alleviation of poverty is fragmentation – ... neighbours with different currencies, regulations enabling trade with Europe but not with other Africans, and a neglect of intra-African transport and infrastructure links to facilitate this trade.
Kasada Capital has attracted $500m in equity housed in the Kasada Hospitality Fund through which the company plans to deploy capital in 10 key ... cities, including Johannesburg and Cape Town, and around Sub-Saharan Africa.
In six months’ time the world’s gaze will be trained on what is gearing up to be a contentious and hotly contested presidential election ... in the US. Irrespective of who emerges victorious between the incumbent President Donald Trump and the Democratic nominee Joe Biden, South Africa needs to start thinking about what it stands to lose – or gain – from the new administration’s stance.
Decision-making at the early stages of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (the coronavirus causing COVID-19) was constrained by a paucity of medical evidence ... and epidemiological data. Knowledge gained over the past two months can therefore inform the next phase of the strategy.