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Used clothing industry oils the informal economy
Used clothing industry oils the informal economy
De Villiers Street in central Johannesburg is, at first glance, pure sartorial chaos.
Home Affairs is on the up
Home Affairs is on the up
‘I speak everything from Shona to the Bangladeshi language. People are the same all over, we all the same, and here we speak the same language...
Economic tides hurt small traders
Economic tides hurt small traders
Between the colourful houses of the Bo-Kaap in Cape Town, a small spice shop has been serving customers for the past 70 years. The spices are...
A permanent job is hard to find
A permanent job is hard to find
It’s mid-morning at a construction site in Rosebank. It is one of several sites in this Johannesburg suburb, where upmarket apartment complexes and...
Gender equality is a right, but it's about economic growth too
Gender equality is a right, but it's about economic growth too
This month, when the Southern African Development Community parliamentary forum gathers in Durban for its 37th plenary, the focus will be on...
Municipality impounding informal traders' goods 'unlawful'
Municipality impounding informal traders' goods 'unlawful'
An important ruling for informal street traders was made on Tuesday in the Durban high court, where the court held that the eThekwini...
Hawkers' fruit bruised by legislation
Hawkers' fruit bruised by legislation
Forty-five minutes pass while I wait anxiously for hawker Geoffrey Nemakonde on the sidewalk of busy Bree Street in the Johannesburg inner city....
Tshwane: 'There is no widespread harassment of hawkers'
Tshwane: 'There is no widespread harassment of hawkers'
As clashes between the Tshwane Metro police and informal traders intensified on Wednesday, the city has denied that its officers are harassing...
Shots fired at Tshwane protesters
Shots fired at Tshwane protesters
A man was shot and injured on Tuesday afternoon, allegedly by security guards in Marabastad, near Pretoria central.
Tshwane metro police attack hawkers, confiscate goods
Tshwane metro police attack hawkers, confiscate goods
Informal traders in Pretoria say they were attacked by members of the Tshwane metro police on Friday.
'Convenient' to remove lawful traders in Op Clean Sweep
'Convenient' to remove lawful traders in Op Clean Sweep
The City of Jo'burg has admitted that lawful informal traders were removed along with alleged illegal traders during the city's controversial "Operation Clean Sweep", currently before the Constitutional Court....
Concourt to hear Jo'burg traders' case
Concourt to hear Jo'burg traders' case
The Constitutional Court will hear an application on Thursday for hawkers to be allowed to resume trading in the city centre.