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Small steps towards total transformation

By: Sydney Majoko     22nd January 2016 The Gauteng provincial government recently announced the nominees for the recently launched Township Entrepreneur  Awards, the winners of which... 

New knowledge needed to revitalise the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     4th December 2015 About two weeks ago, I had to decide between accepting a rather pricey quote to fix a car door handle from a car dealership in town and searching... 

Formalising the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     23rd October 2015 A couple of columns ago, I highlighted the need for businesses that comprise the township economy to join the online community in order to reap the... 

More From Sydney Majoko - Township Economy

Flexibility required to sustain township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     2nd October 2015 Several years ago, I sat through a meeting of businesspeople who had come together to iron out a few issues that were holding back the development... 

Broadband technology can fuel township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     28th August 2015 There has been quite a number of efforts directed at rejuvenating the township economy. Recent announcements regarding the Township Renewal... 

Township revitalisation gets a boost

By: Sydney Majoko     24th July 2015 “This investigation is a direct response to the challenges highlighted by township businesses in our engagements with them. We are particularly... 

Township property boom presents business opportunities

By: Sydney Majoko     26th June 2015 Residential property prices in the South African economy have, in general, outperformed inflation in the last couple of years. Interestingly,... 

Innovative solutions needed to sustain township economies

By: Sydney Majoko     22nd May 2015 The recent State of the City addresses by Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele and his City of Johannesburg, counterpart, Parks Tau, had strikingly... 

Skills must be the focus in the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     24th April 2015 The focus of government's efforts to alleviate hardships has been on ‘jobs, jobs and more jobs’.  It is hard to find fault with this strategy in... 

What’s next for the township economy?

By: Sydney Majoko     13th March 2015 There is a growing realisation by government that townships have to play a bigger role in the mainstream economy than simply being 'reservoirs for... 

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