Why fragmenting fishing rights could actually harm black-owned SMMEs
It is no surprise that the subject of fishing, in particular who has the right to fish in the UK’s exclusive economic zone, was one of the major stumbling blocks in the recent Brexit trade talks. Even though fishing is a tiny part of the UK and European economies, it carries big political weight.
Mishkah Jakoet is promoted to partner at Genesis Analytics
Genesis Analytics is pleased to announce at Mishkah Jakoet has been promoted to partner in the Evaluation for Development practice.
Congratulating her on her promotion, the chair and founder of Genesis, Stephan Malherbe, said: “Mish is an exemplar of everything we want to be as firm and we are delighted with her promotion to partner. With her deep experience and well-honed skills in making development interventions work – and 'work better' – she will be able to unlock tremendous value for clients and the region in her new role.”
Genesis part of Survey of 7200 SA household on impact of COVID-19
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis (CRDM), together with research partners Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), Epicentre, and Genesis Analytics, are currently conducting a survey on Healthcare Utilisation and Seroprevalence of COVID-19 in South Africa, referred to as the HUTS survey.
MultiChoice has not monopolised the pay-TV market, inquiry hears
MultiChoice believes it has not created barriers to entry in the pay-TV market, and inquiry has heard.
Defending itself against allegations of having a monopoly in the market, MultiChoice appeared at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) inquiry into pay-TV competition on Friday.
How to keep your employees engaged using Behavioural Economics
Businesses around the world are facing uncertainty and numerous factors out of their control - or at least think are out of their control. Whether employees are back in the office or still working from home, their engagement with their work during these trying times could be better.
Proposed chrome export tax: Report highlights the risks and pitfalls
The proposed tax, which was announced in a Cabinet statement on 21 October, took the industry by surprise. Ostensibly, it is aimed at supporting “domestic ferrochrome production and its chrome value chain sector”. Ferrochrome is processed from chrome ore and is a key ingredient in the production of stainless steel.
South Africa is not experiencing a second wave of COVID-19 (yet)
We can prevent a second wave by continuing to communicate the importance of mask-use and physical distancing, and by implementing an aggressive test and trace programme, especially in areas which seem to have spikes of COVID-19 infections.
SA drunks rev up calls to tighten booze laws
Alcohol’s deadly hand in road crashes and violent attacks – thrust to the fore after booze was unbanned two weeks ago – has led to renewed calls for stringent liquor regulations to save lives. But a piece of legislation which policy experts said could turn the tide has been stalled for four years.