Sandile Swana is an ICT entrepreneur and part-time lecturer at the Wits Business School Municipal Finance Programme. He completed a BComm at Wits in Economics and Business Information Systems, a BComm Hons Logistics at UNISA, and holds an MBA from the University of Pretoria. He has also completed BTh and BTh Hons in Christian Ethics and Leadership through UNISA. He is a member of Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South Africa and also the Institute of Risk Management of South Africa. Areas of interest:
African Development Economics; Entrepreneurship; Risk Management; Strategy; African Leadership; African Ethics; African Technology Development; ICT; African Logistics; Cost Management; Local Government.
South Africa needs a radical change in its approach to local economic development. Beyond social security and central government transfers, each district and local municipal area needs a clear plan to attract investment...