There is a significant number of women participating in all spheres of economic activity, while also caring for their families and elderly parents, furthering their own academic studies and maintaining social and spiritual balance. Mothers are spending more time in the labour force than in the past but also more time dealing with child care.
KwaZulu-Natal is currently in the implementation phase of the airport city development masterplan for the Durban Aerotropolis but bedeviled by the coronavirus disease which is causing disruption, uncertainty and fear in almost every aspect of life as we know it. The aerotropolis is an urban development feature concentrated around an airport with the ultimate goal
Iceland with a population of about 350 000 people has one of the lowest *Gini coefficient ratios in the world. South Africa in comparison has a population of around 58 million, making it in the region of 165 times larger than Iceland in terms of documented citizens. Both countries boast efficient entrepreneurs but a fundamental
COVID-19 poses a challenge to the higher education landscape at a magnitude similar to the emergence of technology-supported online instruction. It is thus no coincidence that the solution to this poser lies – in part, at least – in higher education’s commitment to foster online teaching and learning. Indications are that all universities in South
In almost all the messages, strategies and press conferences we have seen in these tough times of a global pandemic, one thing is clear in the world of SMMEs- some animals are more equal than others. We listened with excitement as the powers that be made announcements and plans for assistance to small businesses. There
The COVID-19 virus has ruthlessly battered the world’s economy and its citizens’ health. The timing of the virus infection and the subsequent lockdown could not have been worse for South Africa. Our economy, already grappling with low GDP growth and high levels of unemployment, suffered the simultaneous downgrading of credit ratings by Fitch and Moody’s.