Mzukisi Qobo and Heinrich Krogman Following the State of the Nation Address, expectations were for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to address two critical issues during the budget speech: how the government intends to improve South Africa’s sluggish economic growth and...
Heinrich Krogman, Azwimpheleli Langalanga, and Mzukisi Qobo Delivered in a typical Ramaphosa consensual style, the 2019 State Of the National Address was all-encompassing, addressing everything and everyone. Opposition parties could find nothing much to fault besides challenging the Ramaphosa administration...
Being landlocked, Zimbabwe is almost entirely reliant on neighbouring states for the movement of goods into or out of the country. Strategically it would make sense then to maintain good commercial (if not also diplomatic) ties with its five...
This past weekend, an agreement emerged from Katowice, Poland where the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings were held over the past two weeks. Despite climate activities pointing out the lack of ambition to this agreement, there are commitments to...
Some months ago, in an interview on Classic FM, I noted my scepticism on whether the trade disagreement between the US and China should be called a trade war. At that point the US was rolling out its increased...
It has been a busy 6 months for the United States Trade Representative with President Donald Trump and his trade hawks in command. Continuing his America First campaign President Trump has ordered a section 232 investigation into the effect...