informal trading

 
Hair-raising six hours every six weeks
Hair-raising six hours every six weeks
Auntie Teresa's Unisex Beauty Salon doubles as a hair salon, internet café and, according to the sign outside, a gold exchange facility.
‘Woza Sisi’ tracks the ways of street hairstylists
‘Woza Sisi’ tracks the ways of street hairstylists
Representations of black women in South Africa often reflect the relationship a woman has with her hair. Beauty discourse extends beyond the...
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...
Microcredit: A principal cause of poverty in SA
Microcredit: A principal cause of poverty in SA
Post-apartheid South Africa provides ample evidence of the debilitating trajectory of the microcredit movement. The expansion of microcredit and...
Tough times fire up avid US bartering network
Tough times fire up avid US bartering network
Shellfishermen tending shallow pools of salt water know the seafood delicacy in their nets can fetch top dollar at swanky restaurants a few hundred...
Trading markets for malls
Trading markets for malls
Among the shouts and smells of the early morning market in eThekwini's bustling Warwick Triangle are the ghosts of struggles between marginalised...

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