Basic income grant project helps youths find jobs and livelihoods
/ 2 May 2024

Basic income grant project helps youths find jobs and livelihoods

Under the two-year pilot scheme, 100 unemployed technical college graduates have got a monthly grant of R2 000 since October 2022

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SA consumers struggle as food prices soar
/ 21 December 2023

SA consumers struggle as food prices soar

World food and fuel costs have dropped but grocery prices at local supermarkets remain unaffordably high

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Who protects us from rising prices?
/ 22 September 2023

Who protects us from rising prices?

In the wake of a food affordability crisis, prices at retail level are not controlled and the government is at arm’s length

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Cost of living: Informal sector pushed to ‘desperate situation’
/ 6 June 2022

Cost of living: Informal sector pushed to ‘desperate situation’

The ability of informal traders to absorb any more shocks — suchas the fuel price hike — has reached zero

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