Any hope for livelihood in today’s economy?

Sharing knowledge: Ketlhoafetse
Sharing knowledge: Ketlhoafetse

COVID-19, Russia – Ukraine War, and now a looming recession, how sustainable is it now to still own a business, particularly in African economies, as a start-up and Small Micro Medium-Enterprise?

Among the greatest worries, would be the new burden brought about by inflation. A survey by Ipsos SA has found that this is the biggest concern facing people in over 27 big economies compared to other global issues like poverty, unemployment, crime, corruption, and even COVID-19.

Whilst businesses are now less concerned about COVID-19, the aftereffects are still being greatly felt. This is now worsened by the announcement by the World Health Organization a few days back that the monkeypox outbreak is now a global public health emergency.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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