Excavating Silence: The Social Grant Queue & Lockdown Farce
I fume as I watch the news last night (4th May), as millions, around 3 million old age pensioners queue for their pensions.
Informal Sector & the Lockdown
I have had many questions about the impact of the lockdown & general Covid measures on the informal economy. I have chatted to many informal businesses in the last few days and so here goes my humble opinion …
Excavating Silence: Essential Services are informal incomes and food on the table
The impact of locking down many informal businesses is having a bigger impact than is being appreciated.
Excavating Silence: Social Grants & Inclusive Economics & COVID 19
This is the perfect timing for change and success in the informal space, when it comes to non-cash payment offerings and building a more inclusive economy…
Excavating Silence: The impact of the lockdown on the spaza & informal retailer
The spazarette is in the street or on the high street, the busy street running through a residential area, unlike the spaza which is a tiny hole in the wall in the back streets.
Excavating Silence: Let them eat Bread or Vetkoek
Meanwhile in Soweto another Kasinomic Revolutionary is not letting the lockdown put him down! Refiloe Rantekoa grew up in White City, one of the toughest and poorest suburbs of Soweto,
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