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Genesis looks at impact of new Liquor Bill for Nedlac

Genesis Analytics was contracted by Nedlac to undertake an independent assessment of the economic, health and social impact of the proposed amendments to the Liquor Amendment Bill. 

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70% of South Africans support sugar tax - Genesis study

Three out of four adult South Africans believe that government is doing the right thing when it makes and enforces policy to discourage the consumption of sugary beverages and junk foods, according to a survey conducted by Genesis Analytics  for the Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA).

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Genesis tests packaging for new HIV prevention ring

Genesis has been commissioned to do the second phase of the rollout of a new device that has been shown to reduce HIV-1 infections in women by about 30%.

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Genesis manager co-chairs Aspen Network learning lab in SA

Mishkah Jakoet, who is a manager in the Evaluation for Development practice at Genesis Analytics, has been selected as the co-chair of the ANDE South Africa Chapter’s Impact Metrics Learning Lab. 

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Our Evaluation for Development practice spreads its wings

Our Monitoring and Evaluation practice has added a London contingent to Johannesburg, Nairobi, Cape Town, and Underberg.


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Newsletters

Return to Sender: Financial inclusion on wrong track?

Postbank (South Africa) has recently been granted a banking licence. Considering the persistent financial woes of the South African Post Office, which reported R1.49 billion in losses in the 2015 financial year, will Postbank’s new activities be a step towards recovery or exacerbate the losses? 

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Ghana: A Rising (Black) Star?

With the 2016 Ghanaian general election fast approaching, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) sought to limit the government’s borrowing with the BoG Amendment Bill. The bill, which was blocked in July, was an attempt to break Ghana’s past cycle of election induced spending, inflation surges and currency collapses.

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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

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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What drives the price of books in South Africa

For every 10 books sold in South Africa, six are for basic education, one is for tertiary education and three are general fiction or non-fiction. This is according to a study by the South African Book Development Council (SABDC), commissioned and funded by the arts and culture department and conducted by Genesis Analytics.

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