In the light of political and economic developments in South Africa in recent years, the further slippage from 62 to 67 out of 140 countries in the country's overall global competitiveness ranking is not unexpected.
“The trophy came home!”
After four long years of blood, sweat and tears, Dr Corrie Cloete not only walked away with a PhD from the North-West University (NWU), but also a South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) Top Achievers Award.
With the help of Timothy Qumbu, the “princesses” of the Springbok women’s rugby team may soon become the “queens” of the game.
His list of accolades continues to grow. Prof Klaus Kellner has been appointed as a member to serve on the National Coordination Body for the United Nations’ Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in South Africa.
The appointment of Tito Mboweni as new Finance Minister is a confidence-building and reassuring step for the economy.
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