Although the overall long-term economic impact of Covid-19 has yet to be fully realised, growing evidence suggests that women have been impacted particularly hard. Not only have their child- and home-care duties increased exponentially, they are also more likely than men to have permanently lost their jobs due to the pandemic.
Yael Geffen 7 hours ago
Best known for its exquisite white beaches and get-away-from-it-all lifestyle, Mauritius is about so much more these days. In fact, the island paradise is currently the highest ranked economy in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Bank's Ease of Doing Index.
Irvine Partners 30 Jul 2021
You mean, stop renting? Yes.
Recent unrest in South Africa damaged hundreds of businesses but property developers and retailers say they remain committed to the fast-growing consumer markets of its predominantly Black townships.
Nqobile Dludla 29 Jul 2021
According to JLL's latest Q2 city report, South Africa's corporate real estate sectors remain under pressure, partly due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and resultant restrictions.
Construction on The Capital Mbombela's R205m project, set to be a game-changer on the city's hotel and accommodation industries, is well underway with an anticipated hotel opening set for November 2021.
"The city hasn't seen any significant new additions to its hotel repertoire since development ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup projects," says Marc Wachsberger, managing director of The Capital Hotels and Apartments.
"Its status as a leading city in Mpumalanga, at the heart of the province's tourism and agriculture sectors, means that the time is perfect to build an exciting new offering that will be appealing to tourists and corporates alike."
The implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has posed numerous challenges for community housing schemes like sectional title complexes, apartment blocks, residential estates and retirement villages. Issues around the appointment of an information officer, in particular, raised serious concerns, which have now been clarified and resolved by the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS).