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 Johann Barnard

Johann Barnard

    Kenya's mouthwatering opportunities
    Kenya's mouthwatering opportunities
    Kenya has put in place the building blocks to attract and support foreign investment, top technocrats said at the Kenya Trade and Investment...
    The yin and yang of business
    The yin and yang of business
    South Africa and Kenya have a lot of commonalities, but equally differences, which provide fertile ground for mutual learning and growth.
    Shake-up on cards for legal education
    Shake-up on cards for legal education
    The contentious issue of the quality of legal education in South Africa may soon be finally ironed out as the Council on Higher Education (CHE)...
    Africa needs to trade with itself: East Africa shows it can be done
    Africa needs to trade with itself: East Africa shows it can be done
    Lack of political will is a significant inhibitor to Africa achieving the Holy Grail goal of integrated markets and trade, a high-level international forum heard. In the absence of policy and regulatory direction from government leaders, Africa’s true economic potential will remain...
    Africa’s energy poverty: a complex yet simple equation
    Africa’s energy poverty: a complex yet simple equation
    A recurring theme at the World Economic Forum on Africa was just how much fixing the region’s infrastructure bottleneck would add a tailwind...
    A future in alternative energy
    A future in alternative energy
    All hail Elon Musk! The South African-born entrepreneur who has made a name by disrupting industries through PayPal, Space-X, Tesla electric...
    Corruption eats at core of SA
    Corruption eats at core of SA
    A different perspective on the xenophobic violence sweeping across the country was given last week when human rights lawyer advocate George...
    Teachers who lead the way
    Teachers who lead the way
    A teacher by profession, Phutumile Dumisa has progressed through the ranks to become a beacon in rural teacher skills development.
    The value of collaboration and dialogue
    The value of collaboration and dialogue
    Louise Gardiner recalls her first exposure in the Mail & Guardian. It was a 2008 article featuring South Africans who were returning to...
    Is CSI really helping women?
    Is CSI really helping women?
    A common mistake made in corporate social investment (CSI) programmes is assuming that corporate solutions will magically address a problem...
    In Africa the strongest and richest do not always win the race
    In Africa the strongest and richest do not always win the race
    Is it complacency, entrenched practices or apathy that has South Africa lagging behind its counterparts in adopting mobile payment systems?