The World Bank’s prediction that South African GDP could contract by as much as 8% in 2020 came just after the United Nations suggested Africa could lose up to half of all its jobs because of Covid-19. And then the World Trade Organization really scared us, talking about global trade falling by as much as…

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The World Bank’s prediction that South African GDP could contract by as much as 8% in 2020 came just after the United Nations suggested Africa could lose up to half of all its jobs because of Covid-19. And then the World Trade Organization really scared us, talking about global trade falling by as much as…

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In these days of Covid-19 pestilence and panic there is much talk of fighting and wars being  waged against the virus. And not a few throwbacks to World War 2. Eighty years ago Winston Churchill was in a sort of lockdown of his own, hunkered in an underground war room leading  the fight against Nazism. …

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Next month (May) the International Integrated Reporting Council will tell us what came out of its recent request for input on revising various parts of the <IR> Framework. In case you missed it, in February the council asked for submissions on tweaking and updating the now seven-year-old Framework. The (short) window for submitting input on…

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