Economy

What The US Ban Of Huawei Ban Means For South Africa

UPDATE: In a flip flop decision, and with no explanation, President Donald Trump announced last weekend that US companies would be allowed...

Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests Explained

UPDATE: According to reports, the Hong Kong government is going to announce the withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill. Chinese newspapers...

Capitalism Realised, Not Idealised

COMMENT In an article written for Rapport titled “Our Problem? Too little rather than too much capitalism” Professor Johan...

Right To Breastfeed In The Workplace Is Enshrined Within In Law

Breast milk provides optimum nutrition for a newborn baby. Most South African mothers are well aware of this. Barriers in the workplace...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

Only A 1976 Situation Can Change The Lives Of SA Youth

COMMENT This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the June 1976 massacre, and it has become apparent that the...

7 Alarming Unemployment Stats

Things are not looking good for South Africa’s unemployment rate, particularly the youth unemployment rate. The unemployment rate is now 27.6%, up...

SONA Debate: Did The #FeesMustFall MPs Give Me Something To Look...

COMMENT A wave of novelty visited my senses as I watched the State of the Nation Address (SONA) debate...

Young Entrepreneurs Learn To Hustle At Workshop With StartUp Academy

Ye! and Startup Academy partnered up to host an #UpgradeYourHustle workshop at JoziHub on the 21st of June for a group of...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....

South Africa Should Learn From Brazil About How To Tackle ‘Hidden...

South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other....

Marxist Scholar Harold Wolpe’s Ideas Still Speak To South Africa’s Problems

COMMENT During the apartheid period in South Africa – 1948 to 1994 – a lively intellectual culture of opposition emerged on some of the country’s...

Tito’s Budget Speech, On Education, Women, The Poor

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered the 2019 budget speech on February 20. This was his first speech since after taking over from former minister...

Calls for international cooperation against corporate exploitation

From September 18 to 22 the Progressive International  (PI) are hosting their inaugural summit. The summit seeks to tackle what the organisation...

Men Are Still Ashamed To Publicly Buy Sanitary Pads

For many, it’s still unusual to see men holding or buying sanitary pads. This stigma results in some men feeling uncomfortable and...

The “New Dawn” Might Work For The ANC, But Not For...

COMMENT At his inauguration as the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with Zimbabweans to rally behind his presidency...

The calls for Basic Income Grant, explained

On October 12, the C19 People's Coalition Cash Transfers Working Group and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) issued a demand to...

Social enterprise ThankYou has a plan to end extreme poverty

The Daily Vox has partnered with Australian social enterprise ThankYou who have come up with a plan to end extreme poverty. Founded...
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