Hard time for South African delegation in Davos

Hard time for South African delegation in Davos


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

The 53rd annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland. The Forum takes place at a critical time in the post-Cold War era. Some…

Let’s stop with populism on the SARB


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

SINCE the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) raised interest rates for the third time in the year 2022 last November,  by 75…

The ANC elective conference will do nothing for South Africans


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is currently going through a storm. The storm comes at a critical time for him and his party the African National Congress (ANC).…

Don’t underestimate Elon Musk


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

South African born world’s wealthiest man, Elon Musk, has become one of my most favorite business leaders in the world. His controversial acquisition of the American social media…

BEE must be scrapped


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH Africa’s minister of finance Enoch Godongwana has made the right decision with his new procurement rules that empower state owned enterprises (SOEs) to set their own black…

Ramaphosa meets US President Joe Biden


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE meetings of heads of states are usually closely watched by the observers of international affairs. These meetings always have the potential to transform the history of the…

The court ruling on “Kill the Boer” is a disgrace


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

IT IS a disgrace. That AfriForum’s hate speech case against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) over “Kill the Boer” chant has been dismissed by the Johannesburg High Court,…

Ramaphosa must be tough on criminals


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WE live in a very dangerous country, South Africa. A gentleman I know once said that we live by “God’s grace” in Johannesburg. He was right. This is…

Toward an entrepreneurial South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
I TRY to attend as many conferences as I can. Attending conferences is one of the things that help me grow professionally. In some of these conferences,…

Reflections on the BRICS summit


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

The 14th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit took place this week.  Like last year, this year’s summit was hosted virtually in a video conference. South…