Concerns Over the Funding of the Covid-19 Vaccine

Concerns Over the Funding of the Covid-19 Vaccine

SPII's director, Isobel Frye and economist, Duma Gqubule, discuss how the government will fund the COVID-19 vaccine while South Africa's economy is still in...

The View Point – 6 Jan – SA General Household Survey 2019 – Role of Women and Social Reproduction Medium

The View Point – 6 Jan – SA General Household Survey 2019 – Role of Women and Social Reproduction Medium

Danita Hingston , research intern at SPII, speaks with Songezo Mabece on the Viewpoint Show on SAFM about SA’s General Household Survey 2019: role...

Ordinary South African’s Define a Decent Life

Ordinary South African’s Define a Decent Life

Defining poverty is a political act that involves an arbitrary and usually hidden choice, says isobel frye, in an article for new frame ...

How does the mid-term budget help the poor?

How does the mid-term budget help the poor?

Lelona Mxesibe, junior researcher and budget analyst at SPII joins Thabiso Kotane on Power 98.7 to speak about the mid-term budget policy statement.

Poor Financial Position of Government Likely to Be at the Centre of Budget

Poor Financial Position of Government Likely to Be at the Centre of Budget

“If we want the economy to grow we need to Increase the demand in the market.” With only a few days to go before...

Impact of COVID-19 on Poverty

Impact of COVID-19 on Poverty

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to have long-lasting effects on people’s livelihoods which stretch far beyond the spread of the disease....

Youth Unemployment: How Do We Diffuse a Ticking Time Bomb?

Youth Unemployment: How Do We Diffuse a Ticking Time Bomb?

Young people in South Africa continue to face unemployment and Poverty. Danita Hingston from Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute joins EWN senior reporter...

Universal Basic Income in South Africa: Perspectives from Private Sector and Civil Society

Universal Basic Income in South Africa: Perspectives from Private Sector and Civil Society

The global pandemic has exposed an underlying gap which exists in South Africa and has stressed the need for a basic income grant due...

Leaving No One Behind While Building Back Better

Leaving No One Behind While Building Back Better

As part of the famous annual Gothenburg Book Fair Global Square listen to conversations on 24 September between Ugo Gentilini of the World Bank...

ACT Ubumbano Learning Hub #5

ACT Ubumbano Learning Hub #5

Community voice, human dignity, and the demand for a Basic Income Grant. Monday, 14 September 2020, ACT Ubumbano hosted a webinar to reflect on...

Calls for Government to Make Relief Measures Permanent

Calls for Government to Make Relief Measures Permanent

Basic Income Grant could be a massive game changer which transforms South Africa’s social security system and could be a key contributor to lifting...

Social Protection in South Africa: Building back better post-COVID-19 – Webinar

Social Protection in South Africa: Building back better post-COVID-19 – Webinar

Isobel Frye, Director of SPII, in a panel discussion about how South Africa’s social protection system can “build back better” after COVID-19 lockdown restrictions...