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South African Banks Need to do More to Ensure Financial Inclusion

by Velenkosini Matsebula and Derek Yu An analysis of financial inclusion in South Africa shows that affordability limits poor households’ access to formal financial services....

Tech is a Powerful Determinant of Change, but Labour Can Shape its Direction

by Alex Mohubetswane Mashilo (PhD) Technology is a product of human labour. The working class and society can, therefore, shape its direction. According to the...

The Value of Digital Currencies

Money is no longer the commodity it was a decade ago. And yes having money does give one a sense of ‌relief, ‌ and...

Vaping – Science VS Ideology

As the controversy continues raging around South Africa’s blanket tobacco ban, with British American Tobacco SA’s  (BATSA) court challenge postponed to August, it’s time...

ICT: Precious Skills for Individuals, and for Society

Digital upskilling cannot be a gradual process. It requires a fundamental, economy-wide programme to equip our country for the future, writes Huawei South Africa...

South Africa’s Budget to Deal With COVID-19 Fails to Pave Way for More Equal Society

by David Francis and Imraan Valodia The COVID-19 pandemic has not only generated a far-reaching social and economic crisis in South Africa, but is also...

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining and so Does COVID-19

by Suraya Hamdulay One of the most encouraging outcomes of the Coronavirus pandemic is the opportunity to literally stop, reflect and introspect. One of the...

No Shelter From the Storm for Middle Class in Mboweni’s Budget

by Tendani Mantshimuli and Vimal Chagan  On Wednesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled a national emergency budget outlining reprioritisation of spending in light of the...