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Govt, business must jointly boost township economy

Govt, business must jointly boost township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     25th November 2016 As the township economy is usually referred to as a secondary or informal economy, there is a huge risk that it could be regarded as not being... 

Higher education  can serve the  township economy

Higher education can serve the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     21st October 2016 The funding crisis in higher education presents an opportunity FOR both government and the private sector to search for unique solutions to the... 

Township businesses must strive for high standards

By: Sydney Majoko     23rd September 2016 Dorcas Mashitiso, the owner of Glamour Beauty Spa runs a very professional setup. The appointment booking system is highly professional and she... 

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Township economy still vulnerable

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Township tourism remains untapped

By: Sydney Majoko     24th June 2016 Tourism in South Africa remains an untapped market. Yes, there are tourist destinations like Cape Town, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga but, as a... 

By-laws can stifle township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     20th May 2016 During his State of the City address a few days ago, Johannesburg mayor Councillor Parks Tau was at pains to point out the strides the city has... 

Govt spend on township economy on track

By: Sydney Majoko     1st April 2016 The Inaugural  Gauteng Township Entrepreneur Awards honoured the 'father' of township  entrepreneurship, Richard Maponya, with a Lifetime... 

Private sector must pull its weight in the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     19th February 2016 The news that Gauteng Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile has extended the Qondis' IShishini Lakho... 

Small steps towards total transformation

By: Sydney Majoko     22nd January 2016 The Gauteng provincial government recently announced the nominees for the recently launched Township Entrepreneur  Awards, the winners of which... 

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