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2019-05-20 13:36 What a revolution in SA’s electricity landscape can do for the economy Load shedding costs the economy billions every year. Regulatory red tape is holding back a potential boom in the market for privately generated renewable energy, which has the potential to not only solve local power shortages, but also to attract substantial investments and create thousands of jobs.
2019-05-13 14:02 Investing in the face of humanity’s greatest challenge As we battle the very real effects of climate change, it is essential to direct capital to companies that show the greatest potential in coming up with the solutions needed to address sustainabil ...
2019-05-09 10:09 Grit’s risk removal recipe Real estate investment trust Grit is focusing on multiple asset classes, multiple geographies and hard currency to ensure success on the African continent.
2019-05-06 14:09 Which asset classes have the biggest impact on job creation? Bond and equity markets (public or private) are important for employment creation. The growth in gross fixed capital formation is the fuel that keeps the economic engine running.
2019-05-02 10:00 Getting rid of the rot in Transnet The tentacles of state capture spread far and wide within the state-owned transport and logistics company, Transnet. But new management is resolute about cleaning house.

A future explained 2019-04-04 10:09 Shareholders of South African-listed alternative energy company, Renergen, recently approved a listing on the Sydney Stock Exchange. Management believes it will flourish in Australia, where there ...
Flying further afield 2019-03-14 09:46 Comair CEO Erik Venter has been with the company for over two decades. Over the last few years, the company’s focus has shifted beyond aviation in order to grow the business.
Off to a credible start to the year 2019-03-14 09:20 The first quarter of 2019 is coming to a close and it looks like our local equity market had a reasonable start, all things considered. Globally, markets also faced challenges but managed stronge ...
Saving Edcon 2019-03-04 13:02 A rescue deal has been struck, saving one of SA’s largest retailers but impacting listed property, writes finweek journalist Glenda Williams.
Man on a mission 2019-02-28 09:59 When David Brown left Implats to take over struggling junior miner MC Mining, he wanted to clear the company’s legacy problems, including taking the valuable Makhado metallurgical coal project fo ...
Last rating standing… 2019-02-28 09:09 Although we were spared an investment rating downgrade from Moody’s after the budget speech was delivered, we are by no means in the clear. And if the cut is made this year, the consequences will ...
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How to permanently escape poverty

May 21 2019 08:59

A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.

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