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May 6, 2015
Written by Marius Strydom The main measure of a country’s economic performance is the growth in its gross domestic product (GDP) from year to year in real terms (after allowing for inflation). This is often held up as the primary measure of success of a country, although it is important to look at issues such as...
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Image Source: Shutterstock/Joseph Sohm Investing in public toilets could reduce the number of sexual assaults in South African townships by almost a third and lower the economic cost of the crime on society, public health experts said on Wednesday. Many women in South Africa must walk long distances from their homes to public toilets, leaving...
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In poor communities, access to hot water is a privilege which is very expensive. During three years, three South-Africans tested a new kind of solar heater, with the objective to find a product which will cost less than 20 USD. Today, the ‘Tshisa Box’ is a reality! Moreover, it is a job creation tool for...
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To meet the National Development Plan (NDP) target of creating 11 million jobs by 2030, South Africa needs over 49,000 SMEs growing at a rate of 20% per annum. In comparison, the country would need no less than 8.2 million small and micro-enterprises to create the same number of jobs. This was revealed through the...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'