Grid failure in South Africa: is there a disconnect between the boardroom and the risk office in 2023?
July 10, 2023
Despite multiple South African corporates publicly stating in recent months that they were doing contingency planning for a total electricity grid failure scenario, just a third (33%) of South Africa’s biggest companies have electricity supply concerns as a principal risk on their most recent published risk registers.
The rapid adoption of social media by the African continent’s leaders
The obvious question is to what extent social media can influence African political and business campaigns and strategies? First let us consider these facts, issued by the GSM Association, which expects unique mobile subscriptions and SIM connections in Africa to rise to 615-million and 1.12-billion respectively, in 2025.
Embracing AI in the workplace
The AI (r)evolution looks like it’s here to stay. Unless governments are able to hit the pause button soon, we'd better get our heads around the fact that there's a new digital employee in the office.
Are mining companies still deriving benefit from a JSE listing?
It is well documented that the JSE has been losing listed companies steadily over the last decade or so.