The A Perspective

An analysis of the hot topics and key issues affecting African affairs

Open Banking: Disrupting relationships between customers and banks

The modern banking system has existed in much the same essential form since the first banks were opened up for customers to deposit money and valuable items centuries ago. Although there...

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Awarding solar solutions that change communities

It is quite well publicised that in Sub-Saharan Africa, approximately a third of the population (approximately 600 million people) has no access to electricity, with the demand far...

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The new and improved mining charter in South Africa

The final version of the revised Socio-economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (Mining Charter III) was released in June and published for implementation in...

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The establishment of three new organisations points to further growth in African arbitration

Africa's economic growth is picking up pace and is expected to reach 6.3% in East Africa and 3.4% in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of this year. Foreign direct investment into Africa is...

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Is workplace harassment a representation of a hierarchal power struggle in Africa?

Harassment and discrimination complaints are among the most complex and difficult issues for a business owner, senior manager or HR professional to address. While the topic is of a...

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