South Africa’s army of informal workers face destitution

Posted in: Intellidex in the media on April 8, 2020


The lockdown of SA, due to Covid-19, has left many in the informal economy, such as salon owners and run eateries, cash strapped, wrote Mmamoletji Thosago for Intellidex. Featured in Financial Times.

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