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By Carol Butcher Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki penned a number of speeches around “The time has come” (for Africa). Renowned African poet, Chibuike Nwokike has also penned a poem entitled: “The Time has come

Over the next generation, Sub-Saharan Africa faces three big, inter-related challenges. Its population will double to 2 billion by 2045. By then, more than half of Africans will be living in cities. And this group

By Carol Butcher South Africa is not building the skills that the economy requires. “If we don’t get primary school right, secondary school isn’t where it should be, colleges are not right, universities are not right and

The venue - superb, the 20th floor of the Venue in Sandton. The view from the balcony, breath-taking. Undoubtedly one of the best views of Sandton. The mild weather played along, and guests enjoyed a

By Kerryn Kohl Trust, another one of those 4 letter words! Everyone talks about trust and focuses on strategies to build it. You know those types of articles, “5 steps to getting people to trust you”

Neville Isdell was a key player at Coca-Cola for more than thirty years, retiring in 2009 as Chairman after rebuilding the tarnished brand image of the world's leading soft-drink company. Inside Coca-Cola tells an extraordinary

By Carol Butcher “I am not satisfied with the current status of talent management in Africa.  It is good that there is increased interest in talent management, but a lot of work still needs to happen.

By Marius Meyer Building on Workers’ Day, the Department of Labour decided to extend this spirit of this day to Workers’ Month in ensuring that we reflect and plan around a more co-ordinated campaign of worker

Lathasha Subban, SABPP Head: Knowledge and Innovation, submitted this week’s report. The World Economic Forum has published “The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017.” The issues related to growth such as education, labour and skills feature

By Debbie Craig This year we burst out of the starting lane on full throttle with our first week requiring 7 x 10 hour days in a row to get through a number of mission critical