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EU and ACP seal a new agreement: Post-Cotonou Agreement

European Union (EU) and Organisation African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) have sealed a new agreement. The EU and ACP (which consists of 79 states) have both come to the end of negotiations for a new treaty that will replace the current…
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Payin30 – Addressing Corporate Sustainability in The Corporate Sector

Addressing Corporate Sustainability in The Corporate Sector through Payin30 The #Payin30 initiative in South Africa has been largely driven and supported by the private/corporate sector. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a management…

Only Two Sectors in South Africa’s Economy Grew This Year

South Africa’s economy has staged a solid recovery in the third quarter – with every single sector growing after the devastation of the second quarter, when the country was basically shut down in the first phase of lockdown. Manufacturing,…

COVID-19: Innovative Bandwidth Solution Helps NGOs Cut Costs

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a funding crisis for global Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) when they are needed most. As tax revenues from donor countries continue to shrink, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) budgets dwindle,…

COVID Resurgence the Biggest Threat to Economic Recovery, Says SA President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa’s 13.5% rebound in GDP during the third quarter of 2020 shows that a strong recovery is possible, even as the economy remains below its pre-pandemic levels. However, he warned that a second…