The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this time accompanied by an argument that official statistics don’t count economic activities in the informal sector, say Mike Rogan and Caroline Skinner.
The City is working on a plan to support and regulate the informal trading industry after several attempts to deter those operating without permits have failed.
South Africa’s spaza ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds, which is opening up huge opportunities, despite the sector being largely informal, say Tobile Zenani and Mlamli Papu from Gugulethu in Cape Town.
To feed developing urban populations, Africa’s cities must find productive ways to work with the informal traders and markets where they get their food, writes Danielle Resnick.
Dozens of informal car guards in the resort town of Jeffreys Bay have been told to stop operating by the Kouga municipality as part of a clampdown.
Informal traders are a vital part of the provincial and national economy, says Gauteng economic development MEC Lebogang Maile.
A Fin24 user captured Durban's Sand Gang's latest creation, a poke at Malaysian Airlines, which has had two major disasters this year.
The Gauteng government plans to pilot micro-financing loans and grants to informal traders to help alleviate problems.
We are falling out of the pack of emerging markets faster than Caster Semenya out of the starting blocks, says Ferial Haffajee.
Research shows that urban food insecurity is a serious problem in SA, and the informal sector can play a major role in alleviating it. Government policy must support informal traders, says Margareet Visser.
The information age will undoubtedly change the way informal retailers do business, writes Thebogo Khaas.
Although informal trade contributes almost 10% of the country’s GDP, the government does little to support the thousands of South Africans who make a living in this sector.
Johannesburg metro police have removed 19 window washers and street traders from busy intersections around the city.
The number of people running informal businesses has risen over the past four years, but remains lower than the number in 2001, says Statistics SA.
Talks between those affected by informal trading in central Johannesburg are set to begin later this month, according to the city.
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