SPII Newsletter December 2021

SPII Newsletter December 2021

This last quarter has seen almost unparalleled academic contributions to the global call for universal basic income guarantees. SPII is proud to have been...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Q3, SPII Analysis

Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Q3, SPII Analysis

As we mark the end of another calendar year of the Corona pandemic and associated impact, The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII)...

Newzroom Afrika: Discussions on the QLFS Q3, 2021

Newzroom Afrika: Discussions on the QLFS Q3, 2021

Isobel Frye, the director at the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute; country director at International Labour Organisation South Africa, Dr Joni Musabayana; Dr...

Cape Talk/702: QLFS stats call for a Basic Income Grant

Cape Talk/702: QLFS stats call for a Basic Income Grant

Christina  van Straten, Basic Income Grant Advocacy intern at The Studies In Poverty And Inequality Institute, joins Cape Talk on the statistics that Statistics...

SAfm: SASSA applicants raise concerns

SAfm: SASSA applicants raise concerns

The SASSA points in which people were able to receive their SASSA grants were closed during the pandemic, and haven’t been rectified yet. SASSA...

Reflection on MTBPS 2021 and Socio-Economic Rights

Reflection on MTBPS 2021 and Socio-Economic Rights

Dear colleagues, UNICEF South Africa and SPII have the pleasure of inviting you to a public dialogue on the impact of the Medium Term Budget...

BIG in SA –  the BIG website in SA on 17 November 2021.

BIG in SA – the BIG website in SA on 17 November 2021.

The launch of the BIG website South Africa is a country that takes your heart and soul and can be cruel and kind, but...

IOL: SASSA Queues

IOL: SASSA Queues

Cape Town - The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has come under fire for the anguish it causes thousands of social grant applicants...

MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

A DAMASCENE moment occurred for me last week, sitting in a meeting with the minister of finance before the much- postponed 2021 MTBPS. In...

eNCA: MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

eNCA: MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

A DAMASCENE moment occurred for me last week, sitting in a meeting with the minister of finance before the much- postponed 2021 MTBPS. In...

eNCA: Mid-term budget | Concern over budget cuts (MTBPS)

eNCA: Mid-term budget | Concern over budget cuts (MTBPS)

Dr. Nqobile Zulu, Research Manager at the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute joins eNCA for a discussion on the Mid-term budget cuts (MTBPS)....

IOL: MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

IOL: MTBPS: Pro-poor policy must be by design, not default!

A DAMASCENE moment occurred for me last week, sitting in a meeting with the minister of finance before the much- postponed 2021 MTBPS. In...