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Friday, 5 June 2020
Covid-19: Ramaphosa’s plan is good, but the budget is insufficient: Seekings

In an article on GroundUp, Jeremy Seekings dissects the proposed temporary reforms to social grants announced on 21 April by President Ramaphosa. Jeremy argues that the package is well designed in principle, encompassing diverse grants to reach as many individuals as possible rather than relying on a single programme that reaches only selected adults. But the envisaged budget is insufficient to cover the proposed reforms.

Publication Date:
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 05:45
Accelerate Hub: Hosted A seminar with Dr Alude HSRC

Dr Alude Mahali, Senior Research Specialist presented a seminar  on the 25 of February 2020 tilted:  Social Network Interviewing: A Southern methodological innovation that aims at maximising emancipation- hosted by Accelerate Hub, Centre for Social Science Research.

Publication Date:
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 05:30
FaSRU researchers Nonzuzo Mbokazi and Elena Moore write about CSG grants and informally employed mothers

In a recent article in the Daily Maverick, Nonzuzo Mbokazi (PhD candidate) and Elena Moore write about how the Covid-19 pandemic will deepen existing glaring racial disparities among children. As children’s access to resources varies dramatically by race, this article looks specifically at the situation of children and informal worker households.

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 05:45