News & Insights - 2018

May

Genesis to lead workshop on how digital is creating new forms of work

Genesis Analytics will be leading the "Digital Economy - Classifying Drivers of Digital Work" workshop at the “UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH: Work | Innovation | Technology” event in Nairobi on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

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Registration is now open for first Merl Tech Jozi

Genesis Analytics is excited to be part of the organisation of MERL Tech Jozi — the first MERL Tech conference on the African continent. 

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April

Short list of bidders released for multi-billion Kenyan hostels project

Five joint ventures and a Chinese firm have been shortlisted for construction of 23 400 multi-billion shilling hostel units at Moi, Embu and South Eastern Kenya (Seku) universities.

The approval of the three projects follows a detailed analysis by a consortium of transaction advisers led by the South Africa-based consultancy, Genesis Analytics. 
The consortium developed the transaction documents and will execute the contracts.

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At last, clarity about when dominant firms predate – and when they don’t

Few areas in competition law are more prone to dogmatic disputation than predatory pricing - the practice whereby an incumbent firm seeks to force a rival from the market through sustained loss-making low prices.

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Genesis to faciltate inaugral workshop of intergovernmental fintech working group

Genesis Analytics has been appointed to facilitate the workshops at the inaugral meeting of the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) on 19 and 20 April 2018. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for regulators and policy makers to engage with the industry, identify key considerations and develop a harmonised approach to fintech-driven innovations for the benefit of all South Africans.

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February

The silence of worker capital is so loud

Fresh political momentum presents an opportunity to revisit old challenges with new energy. There is now focus from all groups to return the economy to high levels of growth. As we push to reignite the economy, it is important to balance the goal of growth with the need for economic justice and a more inclusive economy, writes Genesis partner Ryan Short and John Oliphant in Business Day.

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January

Investor conference in Nairobi kick starts plans to build hostels for 25 000 Kenyan students

The plan to build university hostel accommodation for 35 000 Kenyan students kicked off on 23 January 2018 with an investor conference in Nairobi. Three public universities in Kenya are set to benefit from the construction and operation of student hostel accommodation under a public-private partnership (PPP) framework.

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Evaluation for Development practice keeps abreast with UN Development Goals

Genesis Analytics partner Alyna Wyatt attended the Executive Leadership Programme in Evaluation (ELPE) at the United Nations in New York this week.

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Genesis works with health workers to launch new HIV prevention ring

The International Partnership for Microbicides has employed Genesis for the next phase of their planned launch of the Dapivirine vaginal ring (DVR), a product for women to protect themselves from contracting HIV. 

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Chamber of Mines looks to PPP for innovation in sector

Genesis Analytics was appointed by the Chamber of Mines as part of a broader consulting team to assist in the development of an innovation ecosystem in the mining sector. 

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