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Children who trade are an important part of the economy

The government should do more to develop and upskill these young entrepreneurs who are already street smart

Alcohol and tobacco: Time for a reality check

If the government relaxes its total ban, there’s more chance of people modifying their behaviour, for example, not sharing cigarettes or drinking from the same bottle

BEE must address needs of informal economy

Research shows that existing approaches have been wholly inadequate for addressing the needs of South Africa’s informal economy

Informal economies are diverse

South African policies need to recognise thi

How to grow the informal sector

Author GG Alcock has solutions to grow the kasi economy

The missed opportunity: SMMEs in the South African economy

Entrepreneurs in South Africa have found wasy to innovate for the finance that their businesses need

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