Airbnb guests contributed billions to SA economy in 2020
In 2020, a ‘crisis year’ for tourism in South Africa, travel on Airbnb contributed more than R8 billion to the economy, supporting around 21,500 jobs according to a new report from independent consultancy Genesis Analytics, commissioned by Airbnb.
ChromeSA says imposition of export tax would be high risk
The imposition of a tax on the export of chrome ore would be high risk and the gain from such an intervention would likely be eroded fairly quickly by the high cost of electricity, which is the real problem.
Chrome SA’s Alistair McAdam and Paul Anderson of Genesis Analytics highlighted this summary when they spoke to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview on Monday. Read here
Excessive pricing in a crisis: Should competition authorities step in?
The recent civil unrest created unfortunate scenes of consumers queuing for basic foods. In such a crisis, our competition authorities are mindful that suppliers may be able to take advantage of vulnerable consumers by charging higher prices, despite the underlying costs not changing to the same extent.
Social Media Adoption Helps SMBs To Power Africa’s Economic Growth
South Africa-based Economics Consulting firm, Genesis Analytics has conducted a study in eight African countries i.e. Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Kenya —revealing that social media platforms help accelerate economic growth and opportunity across Africa.
Advocacy group calls for expedited implementation of chrome ore export tax
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.”
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.
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.