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Embracing 4IR

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala suggests ways in which South Africa should take advantage of the opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution. Our 4...

E-commerce in 2021 and beyond

Only a handful of business owners can look back at 2020 and reflect on a year of substantial growth, and a surge of customers who actively shifted their behavio...

Full Circle

Economist Miyelani Mkhabela on why the “take-make-toss” approach to life is no longer viable – and why we need to embrace the circular economy. ...

Designing the new normal

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has fuelled an unprecedented rate of change. Many people have taken this forced pause as a moment to reflect on what the new normal...

Africa, The Influencer

For any country to develop a healthy and sustainable design economy, it needs to have an active and irreverent young street culture. Creativity at street level ...

Which news do you want first?

There’s a meme doing the rounds of a woman in tattered clothing crawling through a desert, as one might when desperately searching for water. The speech bubble ...

The new wave of wine

Several weeks ago, I spent an entire day in the basement of a London vinyl store. I wasn’t on a quest for some rare Prince LP, although I had to pass through th...