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    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.”

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    Millions of jobs to be gained

    As the world turns to advanced technology - accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic - South Africa needs to sort out its digital policy issues or risk being left outside a new world order.

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    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.

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    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.

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    We continue to support UK’s flagship family planning plan

    Genesis has been contracted by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) to conduct the second round of client exit interviews (CEIs) for family planning clients in 17 countries in Africa and Asia through the WISH2 project.

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    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.

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    What we have learned about pricing payments during COVID-19

    Much has been written about the accelerated adoption of digital payments during the COVID-19 crisis. Sometimes the data has been muddy. A rising share of digital payments in a shrinking market may still result in a fall in volumes.

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    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.

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    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.

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    COVID-19 Cases Are Rising: Why aren't we sticking to the rules?

    South Africa reported the highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in over a month on 10 October 2020. Two Behavioural Economics concepts help explain why South Africans are increasingly ignoring social distancing rules.

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    Assessing the socio-economic impact of lending to Ghana's infrastructure and manufacturing sectors

    Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has today published its Impact Study Report assessing the socio-economic impact of its lending to infrastructure and manufacturing sectors in Ghana.

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    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.

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