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Development Matters: Malawi at the Crossroads

Malawi is a small country with great but unrealised potential. Following a golden era in the 1970s, successive governments have struggled to deliver sustained economic growth and prosperity.

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Genesis Analytics launches new institutional risk management unit

Genesis has kicked off the new year by strengthening its capability and expanding its services in financial risk management. This comes with the appointment of James Bernstein, a top risk professional, as Head of a new Risk Management Unit in the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice. 

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Article from Nigeria's Guardian News

The retail mass markets in many sectors of the Nigerian economy have remained shallow simply because business decision making is yet to be anchored on requisite research, global Economics Consultants, Genesis Analytics, has said.

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Genesis presents to the South African National Consumer Financial Education Committee

In July 2013 Alyna Wyatt and Caitlin Smit from Genesis delivered a presentation to the National Consumer Financial Education Committee, which is made up of representatives from National Treasury, the Financial Services Board, the banking services and credit ombudsmen, and various education institutions and NGOs.

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Dylan Smith wins Postgraduate Category of Budget Speech competition

Dylan Smith, a researcher in the banking and financial services division at Genesis Analytics, has won top honours in the postgraduate category of the 2013 Nedbank/Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition. 

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Newsletters

The end is naira

The Economist’s blog recently ran an article on Nigeria’s Eurobond negotiations under the title ‘The end is naira’, highlighting the travails of the economy and the hapless mismanagement of the naira.

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Damages: Counting the costs

In the wake of collusion findings against a number of construction companies, momentum is now growing to bring damages claims against these firms.

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Banking risk in the digital age

Genesis highlights its partnership with Parker Fitzgerald this month by sharing an article on digital risk from their Quarterly Outlook.

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The limits of mobile money

Every bank and investor in financial services faces difficult choices when it comes to mobile financial services. 

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Beware of the jaws: Banking in Africa in 2016

2016 will prove to be a watershed for many of Africa’s banks as their growth disappears along with many of the normal sources of dollar earnings. 

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Genesis Analytics in 2016

The year 2016 promises to be a challenging time in South Africa and beyond. Yet we have elected to continue to grow Genesis this year by investing in strong professionals, technical leadership and new areas.

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Reports & other Documents

Implementation evaluation of government incentive programme

This article in the African Evaluation Journal describes the implementation evaluation of the business process services (BPS) incentive programme undertaken by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Genesis Analytics and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) as part of the 2012/2013 National Evaluation Plan. By Nonceba Mashalaba, Alyna Wyatt, Jabu Mathe and Reshni Singh

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SAVER WAYA-­‐WAYA: ASISA Foundation’s Financial Literacy Programme

Evaluation of the ASISA Foundation Pilot Consumer Financial Education Project in Hammanskraal by Genesis Analytics.

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Effective Project Preparation for Africa’s Infrastructure Development

The lack of a strong pipeline of well-prepared, bankable projects has been widely recognized as one of the key constraints to infrastructure development in Africa. The objective of this paper is to raise both the demand and supply side issues, as well as to propose recommendations for addressing these concerns for the deliberation of the ICA Annual Meeting 2014.

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Evaluation of Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (Final report)

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide insight into the effectiveness and efficiency of the current model of implementation of the Support Programme of Industrial Innovation (SPII), assess the impact of SPII and to determine how the beneficial impacts can be strengthened.

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Implementation Evaluation of the Business Process Services Incentive Scheme Programme (Final report)

The Business Process Services (BPS) incentive scheme was launched by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in 2011 to enhance and contribute to South Africa‟s value proposition as a world class outsourcing destination for international investors and service providers.

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Anglo American's Economic Contribution to South Africa

Anglo American South Africa, in consultation with stakeholders, commissioned an assessment its economic contribution to South Africa. 

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