Category: Communications

Category: Communications

Inward investment of R22bn into the Western Cape in 2018-19 financial year
10th Feb 2019 Articles,Communications,News Leon van Wyk

Welcome news about investments being made and jobs being created. Ultimately we also need many more jobs being added preferably at a rate of 1-4 jobs per R1m invested. https://www.globalafricanetwork.com/…/over-r22-billion-in-…/ GL

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Total’s new petroleum discovery off Garden Route coast
10th Feb 2019 Articles,Communications,News Leon van Wyk

The oil / gas discovery by the Total led consortium in deep water 175km off the Garden Route coast could yield one billion barrels of oil translating to four years of oil imports for South Africa. With five major oil companies plus Sasol with market shares of approximately 20%, this find could represent 20 years’
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CNBC Africa: Op-Ed: Why Africa should stop focusing on alleviating poverty but on creating prosperity
1st Feb 2019 Articles,Communications,News,Strategy, Leadership and Innovation Focus Leon van Wyk

This article emphasises that creating prosperity should be the objective. This is a lesson for South Africa where so often we concentrate on the notion of alleviating poverty rather enabling the facilitation of employment that creates dignity and the stepping stone to a better life. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/insights/world-economic-forum/wef-davos-2018/2019/01/25/op-ed-why-africa-should-stop-focusing-on-alleviating-poverty-but-on-creating-prosperity/

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