Finding roles for groups at the bottom of the pyramid amidst the 4IR

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is a term that comes up inevitably during discussions about job losses; for instance, “Can you imagine what the unemployment rate will be when 4IR really takes hold?” We use 4IR terms like automation...

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Women in the 4IR

Advancing gender equality is crucial to ensure a sustainable future since women account for just over half the world’s working-age population. If women do not achieve their full economic potential, the global economy will increasingly be lopsided with half...

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News skills for Africa’s future

President Ramaphosa’s June 2019 State of the Nation Address emphasised the need to transform South Africa’s education system. He went further, highlighting that one of Africa’s most urgent challenges is the exclusion of the continent’s youth cohort from any...

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Is Democracy Under Strain?

South Africa is closing this year with political parties being launched. Patricia De Lille has launched her GOOD party and Hlaudi Motsoeneng is vowing to form a new political party, to contest 2019 elections. Both these politicians insist that...

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The Digital Economy… Ensuring That No Group Eats the Crumbs

Technological advancements have transformed many aspects of our daily and working lives. The technology age has changed the business landscape. We are constantly confronted by the digital economy and its demands for us to respond to the 4th Industrial...

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