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23 January 2017
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20 Jan 2017
 
 
Diversity in the township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
In the week that the country waited with bated breath for the national executive committee of the ruling party to decide the fate of the President Jacob Zuma, the secretary-general of the party,...
 
 
25 Nov 2016
 
Govt, business must jointly boost township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
As the township economy is usually referred to as a secondary or informal economy, there is a huge risk that it could be regarded as not being important to the economy as a whole. That could prove...
 
 
21 Oct 2016
 
Higher education can serve the township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
The funding crisis in higher education presents an opportunity FOR both government and the private sector to search for unique solutions to the skills problem in our economy. The mantra that 'Our...
 
 
23 Sep 2016
 
Township businesses must strive for high standards
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
Dorcas Mashitiso, the owner of Glamour Beauty Spa runs a very professional setup. The appointment booking system is highly professional and she insist that all staff members of her beauty salon,...
 
 
26 Aug 2016
 
Local government central to job creation
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
Elections have the effect of turning the spotlight on issues of importance for a set period of time. However, they can also turn the spotlight away from other issues that need to be constantly...
 
 
22 Jul 2016
 
Township economy still vulnerable
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
The #TshwaneBurning riots were a case of de ja vu for traders based in the townships surrounding the capital city. The most vulnerable group of traders were, once again, foreign nationals, who felt...
 
 
24 Jun 2016
 
Township tourism remains untapped
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
Tourism in South Africa remains an untapped market. Yes, there are tourist destinations like Cape Town, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga but, as a country, we are barely scraping the barrel when it...
 
 
20 May 2016
 
By-laws can stifle township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
During his State of the City address a few days ago, Johannesburg mayor Councillor Parks Tau was at pains to point out the strides the city has made in improving the lives of especially the poor...
 
 
 
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