#CapeTown: Three Ports + One City = More Jobs? via @ctpartnership

Three ports, one city. How will the improved efficiency of Cape Town’s three transfer nodes benefit the city, and the nation? Economic growth and job creation was the clear priority of those managing the Ports of Cape Town and Saldanha Bay, and Cape Town International Airport, speaking at an Accelerate Cape Town Thought Leader breakfast. Honing in on this is increasingly urgent in a nation where unemployment is currently at a 10-year high of 26.4% , and jobless growth (when the economy grows but the number of jobs does not) poses a very real threat to the stability of our country. Stats SA points out that the number of unemployed people have increased across all race groups since 1994. Can these three trade transfer nodes help stem the tide of Cape Town and South Africa’s jobless growth? Asca: Putting impact before infrastructure “Infrastructure is a lever for economic gro...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/ctpartnership/...

Tweets

Cape Town: Three Ports + One City = More Jobs? ...

Three ports, one city. How will the improved efficiency of Cape Town’s three transfer nodes benefit the city, and the nati...

Three cheers for #Maryland! (Our new post Publi...

aceee.org 27 Jul '15, 5pm

Last week the Maryland Public Service Commission released its long-awaited order on several key energy efficiency issues. ...

Make That Three Black Eyes for Natural Gas Fracking via @triplepundit

Make That Three Black Eyes for Natural Gas Frac...

triplepundit.com 27 Jul '15, 9am

Yet another natural gas fracking study has come out, and the latest news should raise more red flags for vehicle fleet man...

Bitcoin's smart sibling Ethereum is 'the only g...

ibtimes.co.uk 27 Jul '15, 8am

"Every institution in the city I have spoken to is looking at Ethereum to build their blockchain apps for the next five to...

Nigerian #military recaptures Dikwa town in #Borno

dailytrust.com.ng 25 Jul '15, 6pm

A concerted effort by the Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army has led to the recapture of Dikwa town in Borno State e...

#BARNBUS Bike race, Barnsley town centre tomorr...

stagecoachbus.com 28 Jul '15, 7am

Bike race Barnsley Town Centre Wednesday 29th July.Click here for diversions Last Updated: 24 July 2015 3:26 PM Service 93...

Hey #London -town we're hiring for you too! Che...

newrelic.com 04 Aug '15, 10am

Technical Support Engineer - Ireland Dublin, Ireland Customer Success Manager - London London, United Kingdom Solution Arc...

Texas Town Fights Muslim Cemetery

Texas Town Fights Muslim Cemetery

care2.com 26 Jul '15, 4pm

Burying our dead is one of the oldest rituals known to humanity, and something practiced by few other species. The ability...

Large-scale solar is nearly the same cost as other fuels in world’s three biggest markets

Large-scale solar is nearly the same cost as ot...

inhabitat.com 30 Jul '15, 6pm

If you remember anything from your first economics class, it probably has something to do with supply and demand. The more...