With the arrival of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Shared Interest is tackling the challenges facing the black emerging entrepreneurs and farmers with whom we work— as South Africa confronts its most difficult days since the abolition of apartheid. The country has reported nearly one of every five recorded COVID-19 cases on the continent. While the virus sickens fewer younger people, and one of every three South Africans is under the age of 30, other challenges loom large: 7.7 million people...

September 26, 2017

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

This issue of The Pulse is based information gleaned during a trip to South Africa from August 9 to 16, 2017.

       

Business Unusual

The week highlighted South Africa’ deep-rooted and continuing tradition of struggle.  Poetically positioned, it began with South...

February 14, 2017

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director, Donna Katzin, for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

       

Sustainable Development Goals Center/ Africa: Launch

“Africa’s establishment of its own center to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals shows that African countries are looking to Africa for solutions to our own issues, and making...

June 22, 2016

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director, Donna Katzin, for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

The National Development Plan aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030.

 - National Development Plan – 2030        

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South Africa’s challenges in agriculture are not new, as the country continues to grapple with natu...

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