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Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad idea
Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad ideaArticle

Like all cities in the world, Johannesburg, South Africa's commercial capital, has a waste management problem...

Melanie Samson 4 May 2021

Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the trade
Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the tradeArticle

The megacity of Lagos has an estimated population of 24 million. And it's constantly growing, putting additional strain on a city that already has serious challenges...

Chidi Nzeadibe et al. 13 Jan 2021

Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimismArticle

This too shall pass. And once it has, we will need small-, micro- and medium-sized enterprises more than ever to boost our flailing economy, drive innovation and create jobs...

Rowan Leibbrandt 4 May 2020

Reconsidering South Africa's approach to waste pickers
Reconsidering South Africa's approach to waste pickersArticle

Fistoz Notyawa, 28, is a waste picker who lives on a landfill in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape...

Lucas Nowicki 22 Feb 2019

SAB Foundation announces finalists of Social Innovation awards
SAB Foundation announces finalists of Social Innovation awardsArticle

The SAB Foundation has announced the 14 finalists of its annual Social Innovation Awards 2015. The final winners will be announced at an official awards ceremony on Thursday, 15 October 2015...

17 Sep 2015

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