Results for Population growth

News

Image source: Getty/Gallo
How AI will change the face of insuranceArticle

Should Elon Musk's robot-surgeon start inserting electrodes into human brains to connect humans and computers via a high-bandwidth brain-machine?

Gielie Mattee 1 day ago

paul mocan via
Soil science: Feeding the world, protecting the earthArticle

Studies by scientists have shown that soil health in South Africa is declining more and more every year. Looking at specific soil biological indicators that are linked to root health and nutrient mineralisation in around 10,000 soil samples over the past five years, it has been found that more than 70% have not had optimal soil biological life...

Venessa Moodley 7 Aug 2019

Under President Jacob Zuma the economy didn’t recover as much as it should have from the global financial crisis. Shutterstock
South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix themArticle

South Africa's public finances are in a perilous state. There are four main reasons for this...

Seán Mfundza Muller 6 Aug 2019

GXN envisions mobile 3D printing robots as future of construction
GXN envisions mobile 3D printing robots as future of constructionArticle

GXN Innovation, the independent research company of renowned Danish architecture firm 3XN, has envisioned mobile 3D printing robots...

26 Jul 2019

Prospects for property as household numbers rocket
Prospects for property as household numbers rocketArticle

The new General Household Survey (GHS) report recently released by StatsSA has huge implications for the residential property sector...

Rudi Botha 24 Jul 2019

Economic trends that will dominate 2020
Economic trends that will dominate 2020Article

From preventative medicine to smart mobility to 5G, the 2020s will see significant trends driving global growth over the next decade...

23 Jul 2019

Understanding the political economy of maize in Kenya
Understanding the political economy of maize in KenyaArticle

Understanding the political economy around maize production puts into context debates on key interventions in the value chain...

Timothy Njagi Njeru 22 Jul 2019

Integral considerations for the water sector towards sustainable rural development
Integral considerations for the water sector towards sustainable rural developmentArticle

According to the latest data from Statistics South Africa, the majority of poor South Africans live in rural areas, and still have limited access to basic services and amenities such as clean and safe water, affordable and clean energy, and balanced and nutritious diets...

Dhesigen Naidoo 15 Jul 2019

Plastic poses a major environmental threat: but is it being over-stated?
Plastic poses a major environmental threat: but is it being over-stated?Article

There is no doubt that plastic affects the environment badly. But a trend has developed in the reporting on the impact of plastics that's not only selective but also borders on panic mongering...

Peter Ryan 12 Jul 2019

Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector
Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sectorArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060. Populations in Africa are expected to experience just as much exponential growth...

Kate Stubbs 12 Jul 2019

josealbafotos via
New report: 10-year outlook on global agriculture and fish commodity marketsArticle

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15%, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing inflation-adjusted prices of the major agricultural commodities to remain at or below their current levels...

9 Jul 2019

6 key non-financial factors driving SA's office leases today
6 key non-financial factors driving SA's office leases todayArticle

With South African businesses and the real estate sector operating in a low growth economic environment, the commercial office market is decidedly fragile...

Ruan Zellbren-Adlam, Issued by Excellerate Property Services 5 Jul 2019

The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestation
The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestationArticle

Demand for palm and other vegetable oils is rising sharply, raising questions about which ones will be produced, who will control their production and sale, and where they will be grown...

Jean-Marc Roda 2 Jul 2019

Distell, Separation at Source launch Khayelitsha-based recycling programme
Distell, Separation at Source launch Khayelitsha-based recycling programmeArticle

Distell, in partnership with waste beneficiation and implementation partner, Separation at Source (S@S), launched GreenUp, a recycling programme based in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape, during the recent ninth annual Sustainability Week...

1 Jul 2019

African countries and the state of their environments: the best and the worst
African countries and the state of their environments: the best and the worstArticle

Social and economic changes in Africa are being driven by increasing prosperity and heavy foreign investment...

Corey J. A. Bradshaw and Enrico Di Minin 28 Jun 2019

Source water supply diversification - investing for the future
Source water supply diversification - investing for the futureArticle

In the water context, climate change, lower rainfall, population growth, economic expansion, storage depletion (like siltation of dams), over-allocation, pollution and so forth creates volatility in the water supply portfolio...

Dr Shafick Adams 18 Jun 2019

Gyongyi King, chief investment officer at Alexander Forbes Investments
Africa, a world of investment opportunityArticle

Africa boasts some of the fastest growing regions, supported by strong population growth, technological innovation and infrastructure deficit...

5 Jun 2019

Image source: Getty/Gallo
#AfricaMonth: How to do business in AfricaArticle

Addressing the well-being needs of Africans through a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent will unlock future value...

31 May 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
#AfricaMonth: Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approachArticle

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to rebound to 2.8%1 for 2019...

30 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business
#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury businessArticle

Africa has been a rich source of artistic inspiration for many parts of the world for centuries, but what's changing now is that Afrocentric culture is being spearheaded by the sons and daughters of the African continent...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 May 2019

Taking it outside
Taking it outsideArticle

Out of Home (OOH) is the only ad-block-proof digital medium around. How is digital unleashing fresh creativity in OOH in sub-Saharan Africa?..

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 16 May 2019

Agility makes business easier in Mozambique
Agility makes business easier in MozambiqueArticle

Agility's warehouse parks makes doing business easier and less risky and therefore attracts new multinational companies to come to Mozambique...

14 May 2019

New report: Tanzania's development goals at risk due to environmental degradation
New report: Tanzania's development goals at risk due to environmental degradationArticle

Natural resources form a core pillar of Tanzania's economy and play a pivotal role in sustaining the livelihoods of its citizens, however a new World Bank report warns that the country has only a rapidly shrinking opportunity...

10 May 2019

Increasing population growth in Africa's megacities a challenge for authorities
Increasing population growth in Africa's megacities a challenge for authoritiesArticle

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Lagos in Nigeria are already megacities...

Finbarr Toesland 3 May 2019

Image source:
Scientists to explore how ecological infrastructure investment can boost climate resilienceArticle

Scientists from a transdisciplinary research team are investigating how investments in ecological infrastructure protect society against hydroclimatic risks, including droughts and floods...

30 Apr 2019

Shoprite Group creates 409 jobs in 14 days with new stores
Shoprite Group creates 409 jobs in 14 days with new storesArticle

The Shoprite Group created 409 new jobs with the opening of 16 new stores across five provinces in South Africa during the second half of April 2019...

29 Apr 2019

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness
Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readinessArticle

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019

Mozambique water project: insights into supply and use in a peri-urban area
Mozambique water project: insights into supply and use in a peri-urban areaArticle

The United Nations reports that water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population. Just over a third of people don't have access to safely managed drinking water. This is why the Sustainable Development Goals set out to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.

Ana Rita Sequeira et al. 23 Apr 2019

eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa
eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in AfricaArticle

eLearning Africa has announced that, for the first time, its event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates about learning and training for Africa's farming and food sector...

18 Apr 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Africa's digital revolution can unlock inclusive growth, job creationArticle

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remains below 3%, three years after crisis...

12 Apr 2019

The Great Migration river crossing. Image source:
People are taking a huge toll on the plains of the Serengeti-MaraArticle

The 40,000sqkm Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife...

Joseph Ogutu 2 Apr 2019

Climate change: Africa confronts global warming
Climate change: Africa confronts global warmingArticle

Record global greenhouse gas emissions are putting the world on a path toward unacceptable warming, with serious implications for development prospects in Africa...

Dan Shepard 22 Mar 2019

Why crisis proofing for water preservation in SA should be a priority
Why crisis proofing for water preservation in SA should be a priorityArticle

This year's theme for World Water Day, held annually on 22 March, is 'Leaving no one behind', aptly revisiting access to water as a critical human right...

20 Mar 2019

Cape Town has a plan to manage its water. But there are big gaps
Cape Town has a plan to manage its water. But there are big gapsArticle

The City of Cape Town - and southwest Africa more generally - experienced its worst drought on record between 2015 and 2018...

Jasper Knight 1 Mar 2019

Nearly half of childhood cancers worldwide are undiagnosed
Nearly half of childhood cancers worldwide are undiagnosedArticle

Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study led by Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health...

28 Feb 2019

Macadamia industry, government collaboration needed to secure competitive advantage
Macadamia industry, government collaboration needed to secure competitive advantageArticle

South Africa's macadamia industry is the largest producer globally, but its competitive advantage could be under threat due to a lack of collaboration with government...

13 Feb 2019

Kommetjie Road Project draws to a close
Kommetjie Road Project draws to a closeArticle

The Kommetjie Road Project, Cape Towns's biggest congestion relief projects with a total investment of R194m over three years, is now in the final year...

4 Feb 2019

A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmers
A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmersArticle

Reducing nitrogen pollution around the globe is an urgent environmental goal, but extremely challenging - in part because the main human source is agriculture...

David Kanter 18 Jan 2019

Dr Shrey Viranna, group chief executive officer and executive director of Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd.
#BizTrends2019: Where is healthcare headed?Article

It is a fascinating time for healthcare globally. Shifting demographics, cost pressures, policy changes, consumerism, and rapid advances in technology will change the face of healthcare as we know it...

Shrey Viranna 6 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education
#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African educationArticle

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

Yusuf Karodia 5 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Alternative building methods continue to change the face of construction in Africa
#BizTrends2019: Alternative building methods continue to change the face of construction in AfricaArticle

Beyond brick and mortar, South Africans are increasingly considering new and alternative building methods and techniques...

Jolene Blundell 27 Dec 2018

Medium-scale African farmers are relatively wealthy and influential. ©BOULENGER Xavier/Shutterstock
Medium-scale farms are on the rise in Africa. Why this is good newsArticle

Within the past decade, the amount of agricultural produce that medium-scale farms contribute to countries' national output has risen rapidly. In some countries, medium-sized farms now account for roughly 40% of the country's marketed agricultural produce...

Thomas Jayne and Milu Muyanga 18 Dec 2018

Smart cities. Is it wise to get smarter?
Smart cities. Is it wise to get smarter?Article

We are in an era of intelligent and urgent urban innovation...

Simon McCullough 12 Dec 2018

Utility management in East Africa - leapfrogging into the future
Utility management in East Africa - leapfrogging into the futureArticle

Urban areas in East Africa are struggling to meet the high demands for electricity, water and sanitation, and poor, inefficient utility delivery continues to plague countries such as Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania...

Marleze van Loggerenberg 12 Dec 2018

COP24: Raising the bar on re-imagining a resilient, sustainable future
COP24: Raising the bar on re-imagining a resilient, sustainable futureArticle

Africa is one of the fastest urbanising regions in the world, and it is widely accepted that the rapid urbanisation of its burgeoning big cities will play a vital role in the continent's continued growth and development...

Kate Stubbs 10 Dec 2018

Boosting R&D capacity for sustainable agriculture
Boosting R&D capacity for sustainable agricultureArticle

Africa's over-reliance on external institutions is undermining the continent's capacity to strengthen agricultural research and development for improving the livelihoods of millions of people...

Nteranya Sanginga 10 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: SA must amend restrictive labour laws to curb unemployment
#RecruitmentFocus: SA must amend restrictive labour laws to curb unemploymentArticle

South Africa must create jobs for the many unskilled workers in the country and not the skilled workforce it wishes it had...

Arnoux Maré 27 Nov 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The Brexodus Effect
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The Brexodus EffectArticle

Although newsrooms are reporting at the sharp end of the wedge this month regarding Theresa May's epoch-making battles, other intriguing angles are developing at the story's ever-widening circumference. Amongst them, applications for Maltese citizenship filed by British nationals have almost doubled in number since the 2016 Brexit vote...

Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 22 Nov 2018

Samsung joins forces with Habitat for Humanity
Samsung joins forces with Habitat for HumanityArticle

Showing commitment to community upliftment, Samsung South Africa partnered with Habitat for Humanity South Africa...

14 Nov 2018

China set to produce 63% of global macadamia crop by 2025
China set to produce 63% of global macadamia crop by 2025Article

Predominantly, macadamias are consumed in kernel form as a snack, and specifically in China, in-shell. Appetite from the ingredients sector is expanding rapidly...

13 Nov 2018

Next >
System.Web.UI.Html32TextWriter