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Sense Making of  our volatile environments is one of the keys to  Leadership Agility.Agility is anchored in being able to act swiftly. Here are the key developments in week 22 of our year.

CR finally pulls the trigger, transfers energy procurement powers from Gwede to Ramokgopa????; business & labour united on destruction at Transnet????; litigation threats fly as soon as MP’s adopt NHI bill????; human rights lawyers want proper safeguards for detained foreigners⚖️; Citibank grants R200m to fund black industrialists????; gov to hold national dialogue on coalitions????️; top Rwandan genocide fugitive arrested in Paarl????; Durban/JHB container railway crippled by theft????; DA’s Steenhuisen lobbies US to preserve SA’s AGOA access????; gov in talks to preserve carmakers from loadshedding????; slowing April inflation hits 11 mth low????; SARB raises rates 0.50%, moots potential end to rate hikes????; we put “fokal” on Russia’s Lady R, Thandi Modise tells MP’s????; Eskom & labour far apart on wages as SA braces for cold winter????; deregulating SA fuel prices put on hold????; CT’s Boulders Beach named in Top 50 globally????️; health dept investigates high rates of cholera????; Kusile repairs on track yet costs rampant????; CR opts not to challenge “moot” section 89 report on Phala Phala⚖️; Tourism making a strong comeback says CR????️; Gupta compound in Saxonworld to be sold after Court judgement????????; CR said to have lost the support of business????; Creecy commits to objectively on Karpowership applications????; internationally, US edges closer to debt deal????; race for new NATO boss heats up⏳; UK cycling body bans trans women from competing in female category????; out of favor Chinese stocks get a boost from patriotic buyers????; US & Japan forge ahead in advanced semiconductor R&D????; solar power due to overtake oil production for 1st time says IEA????; €200bn of Russias Central bank assets frozen says EU????; Russia & Belarus sign nuclear weapons accord????; Germany enters recession????; US credit rating put on watch over debt ceiling impasse????; FED minutes show members less certain of need for more rate hikes????; Australia’s Albanese and India’s Modi seek closer economic ties????; DeSantis launches 2024 US election campaign but faces mammoth task in vanquishing Trump????; WHO overstretched due to number of emergencies????; China’s solar boom is accelerating past last years record????????; Sunak seeks ethics advice over Home Secretary????; air strikes pummel Khartoum????; South Korea & EU to strengthen ties over security⏳; Zim’s safari camps object to planned oil drilling programme????????; G7 commits to solidarity but Africa nowhere to be seen????; Tina Turner passes away????; China’s Xi unveils grand development plan for Central Asia????; State of global economy, rising prices in focus at G7 as Sunak asserts that China is biggest threat to global security & prosperity????; Greek parties seek 2nd vote over coalitions????️; Heathrow computer glitch causes havoc as flights cancelled✈️; Hong Kong rejects UK’s call for removal of security law????; indices, JSE@76589⬇️; DOW@33093⬇️; FTSE@7627⬇️; R/$19.64; R/£24.26; R/€21.07; Bitcoin $26759; Brent crude $77; Gold $1946; sports, URC finale time Stormers v Munster, 55 000 capacity sell out????????; F1 train hits Monaco????️; Proteas finish 3rd in ICC world test championship, bag $450k????; Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship????????; Its Dhoni v Miller as Gujarat take on CSK in IPL 2023 final???? ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

As we drive ourselves in the 2023  year ….what new perspectives do we need to take to ensure we thrive in 2023 ?