Jill De Villiers


Jill De Villiers

Jill De Villiers



Op-Ed: Africa’s Image in the Media: Every Picture Has a Story

Why we need to team with anthropology to get Africa’s story right.

A.I. AgriBusiness is Good Business

With Africa poised to have the largest workforce by 2035, will we have enough food?

Op-Ed: If Silicon Valley were a country

If we were to think of Silicon Valley, and our own innovations and start-ups, as countries, we might be able to capitalise Silicon Valley's success.

Op-Ed: The G20 Summit – global goal of integration

Headlines surrounding the G20 Summit held in Hamburg, Germany, last week have been nothing short of gloom.

Op-Ed: Baseball as metaphor for a better, less anxious life

I love baseball. I’ve been watching since 1964, when I was seven years old. It’s in my blood as it is for many of my generation. It’s uniquely American.

Op-Ed: Domestic tourism benefit of ANC National Policy Conference on S.A’s Gauteng economy

The ANC's National Policy Conference at NASREC attracted thousands of delegates, and therefore domestic tourists to Gauteng.

Sir Ketumile Masire, Nelson Mandela and the Free Market Foundation

FMF was saddened to hear of the death last week of statesman Sir Ketumile Masire, President of Botswana from 1980 to 1998. Masire is widely credited with transforming Botswana’s economy, and promoting democracy and inclusivity.

Op-Ed: Mind the proverbial “crocodiles of Africa” & avoid the dangers of brand localisation

Mathew Weiss shares some insights & observations on the challenges and opportunities faced by multinationals when building brands in Africa.