Posts by Kirsten Jacobs

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf awarded top honour

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been awarded the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. The Prize is awarded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to recognize and celebrate excellence in African leadership. The award goes to deserving...

Re-industrialisation in South Africa

Re-industrialisation has been named one of the key approaches to improving South Africa’s economic growth potential. Re-industrialisation, however, will in turn demand technical skills such as those offered by artisans, which South Africa is not prepared for. Steel...