Clem Sunter I The world and South Africa in the 2020s: The latest flags, scenarios and probabilities

2019-12-05 05:00

There have always been two crossroads for South Africa to take the High Road in the long run. The first was political and successfully navigated towards the end of the last century. However, the second crossroads was economic and is where we stand right now having had almost 10 years of disappointing GDP growth and even a recession, writes Clem Sunter.

Naspers builds SA tech companies for the future

2019-11-21 07:00

The JSE-listed group is set to become a driving force in growing local tech businesses whilst helping to drive South Africa’s economic renewal.

Watch: What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Chances are we'll be taller.

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Watch: This is what a satellite city in space could look like

There already is a “space kingdom”, and that this ‘kingdom’ already has a quarter of a million residents.

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What historians are saying about our future

2018-08-28 13:50

Issues such as the rise of populism, increasing inequality, immigration, and automation are increasingly influencing traditional political alliances. And it is changing voting patterns.

Want to be a futurist? There's an actual job in imagining a future beyond Wakanda

2018-03-16 09:58

And it doesn’t require the use of a crystal ball.

Higher education – a vast and changing future landscape

2018-03-01 07:33

Higher education institutions must adapt if they are to produce graduates who can keep up with the rapidly changing pace of workplaces, technologies and industries.

Concept cars from Japan automakers offer glimpse into future

2018-01-17 08:12

Japanese automakers offer a glimpse into the future with concept cars at the Detroit auto show.

#FrankfurtMotorShow: No accelerator, no brakes... The Audi Aicon drives itself

2017-09-12 08:48

To highlight its future mobility, Audi has debuted its Aicon concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model has no steering wheel nor pedals...

The next #1 organisational capability

2017-08-29 11:58

In our fast-changing world, it is vital that companies practise foresight in order to adapt – or risk becoming irrelevant.


The skills you’ll need to future-proof your career - and not be replaced by robots

2019-12-02 08:58

A lot of skills will become obsolete in the future with new programmes and machines taking over what we as humans use to master.

Forget robots, the future's biggest transformation will be on the roads

2019-04-30 05:45

And that doesn't necessarily mean self-driving cars, says Tyler Cowen.

20 years from now, our homes will have mirrors that give us style tips to robots that help us with dinner

2018-12-24 21:14

A report from Euromonitor International predicted some of the biggest technilogical changes that will come to homes by 2040.

Wake-up call #4: The myth that humans can mass-colonise another planet

2018-03-29 10:52

What are humanity’s options if we wreck the Earth and find ourselves racing against the clock to save our civilisation from extinction, asks Robert J Traydon.

12 of the smartest things Elon Musk has said about the future of our planet

2018-03-06 14:25

What will happen in the coming decades? Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has some visionary ideas.

New global model for engagement could bolster business

2018-02-08 09:48

Business will increasingly have a more meaningful role to play in the future of society.

Growing foxes on the shoulders of giants

2017-12-06 11:12

A programme called 'Growing Foxes' at a private school for girls in London teaches them how to think creatively about the future and thereby make better decisions about their lives, writes Clem Sunter.

China to ban petrol cars, boosting electric vehicles

2017-09-11 07:19

China, the world's biggest auto market, is considering a ban on fossil fuel cars in a major boost to the production of electric vehicles as it seeks to ease pollution.

Predicting the future

2017-08-25 14:43

BrandsEye analyses social media users’ conversations to determine how they feel about a particular topic in order to predict outcomes.

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