182016Nov
President-Elect Donald Trump and the future of Africa-US trade

President-Elect Donald Trump and the future of Africa-US trade

Donald Trump hasn’t said much about Africa, except, perhaps that he’s adopting an ‘America First’ attitude. What does it mean for our continent? When George W Bush became US’s 43rd President, Africa benefitted from the President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (Pepfar). By the end of next year, this programme would have contributed US$750 million…

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132016Oct
What South Africa can learn about its WEF Global Competitiveness Index rank

What South Africa can learn about its WEF Global Competitiveness Index rank

There are areas that threaten to unseat the country from capitalising on the global attention it receives… The Global Competitiveness Index has ranked South Africa the second most competitive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Globally, the country has been placed 47th out of 138 economies. The World Economic Forum’s annual report assesses economic openness based on…

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