Back in 2017, I came across the term ‘Motherhood Penalty’ while conducting research on the gender wage gap. I was curious about why women tend to earn less than men on average – even if they hold the exact same position with the exact same level of skills and experience… The South African labour market … More Does the Workplace Penalise Women for Being Mothers?
Last week, a dear friend and I paid a visit to Liliesleaf heritage site here in Johannesburg, South Africa. We participated in a guided tour. I felt compelled to share some parts of the amazing experience, so here goes. On 7 April 1960, all groups campaigning for the end of Apartheid were banned. The Pan Africanist … More Liliesleaf: On Operation Mayibuye
Happy Monday Everybody! This post is special because I’m not the author. Instead, it has been written by a young economist with a passion for making economics simple and relatable. Considering South Africa’s current poor economic performance – high unemployment rates, rising inequality and poverty – this article provides valuable insight and perspective. Do enjoy! … More The State of A Nation Depends on Its Currency