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Insanity is doing the same things over 20 years and expecting a different result says Zama Ndlovu

AS LONG ago as 1995, the White Paper on the National Strategy for the Development and Promotion of Small Business in SA recognised small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) as “an important vehicle to address challenges of job creation, economic growth and equity in our country”. 635 more words

Opinion

These ‘Green Entrepreneurs’ Are Our Saviours In The Climate Emergency

Informal economy! I’m not sure whether any of the readers have had heard the term ‘informal economy’ ever before. As far as I know, the term is not there in school syllabus. 323 more words

Adaptation

Experts ask if New Orleans’ ‘exceptionalism’ masks grimmer reality

Writer Katy Reckdahl covers New Orleans with her usual tact and fair approach in this article from the Advocate. I wish there was more of the story covered here, but at least the idea of examining New Orleans’ “exceptionalism” has been raised along with comparing that assertion to its massive challenges. 271 more words

French Quarter

'Small Towns': Kenya's Future 'Cities'?

What will the fast growing small centres/towns in largely rural areas look like in the next coming decades?

Just like the intermediate cities, most of them seem to have taken-off grounded on weak foundations; severe deficiency of infrastructure, poor housing and construction standards, environmental degradation, emerging slum formations, and overall lack of urban planning etc. 523 more words

Informal Economy

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“Empowerment for better livelihoods, including skills development and vocational and education training (VET), for marginalised and vulnerable persons, and people dependent on the informal economy” (AAP 2013) 1,000 more words

Social Development