#Economic Development

  • Article: Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy

    Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy

    July 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In 40% of the countries analyzed including Switzerland and South Africa, gender gap has widened. Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    March 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Researchers examined whether women had equal rights under the law in 187 countries. Read more

  • Article: This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million

    This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Nedbank

    “Some economic security, no matter how small, is a giant step towards empowering communities." Read more

  • Article: The Surprising Reason the US and Rwanda Are in a Trade War

    The Surprising Reason the US and Rwanda Are in a Trade War

    By Daniele Selby|July 16, 2018

    Rwanda is one of the world's poorest countries. Read more