As more women take up leadership roles and as millennials enter the workforce, it is important for companies to capitalize on these business drivers.
Africa’s seed industry is currently dominated by local start-ups and they are well positioned to promote food security and improve livelihoods among marginalised rural communities. However, better access to credit, research facilities and human resources are necessary for the industry to achieve its full potential, writes Prof. Calestous Juma of Harvard University. This article originally appeared in the Conversation.
The Davis Tax Committee has rejected the introduction of new mining taxes such as windfall taxes, surcharges based on cash flows, separate flat royalty charges and rent resource taxes, saying they are not necessary given the existing mineral royalties, which should be retained. This may not seem significant now, given that the mining industry finds […]
A radical shift is needed to narrow declining levels of employee engagement in South Africa. A 2015 survey on the State of Employee Engagement in South Africa reveals that senior managers do not see the need to improve communication with lower staff structures, while non-managerial employees believe communication is lacking.
This week’s debate in Finweek Money Matters has experts sharing on ways consumers can fix up the state of their finances. Finweek Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focuses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.