The Debt Dilemma in South Africa

In South Africa, increasingly burdensome debt loads brought on by personal credit cards have soared in the last decade.  South Africa’s government has recognized the dangerous this impact this is having and has begun to reach out to consumers and educate them on the proper use of revolving credit.  A very popular education tool is […]

Unique Wine Gifts & Development

When we think of development we usually think of hospitals, schools and generally helping Africans to get ahead.  That’s a good thing, please don’t take it the wrong way. I do think though, taking a wider view can sometimes be helpful.  The wine industry in South Africa helps to employ thousands of people, from those […]

Currency Crises in South Africa

The currency crisis in South Africa is a crisis that attracted the attention of the whole world. Of particular interest were the currency crises that occurred in 1996, 1998 and 2001. Many scholars attributed this episode to extremely abrupt changes in the structure of the volatility of the foreign exchange market. This currency crises episode […]