Bid to ban foreigners from business in Gauteng townships will be ...

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Bid to ban foreigners from business in Gauteng townships will be disaster: experts

Rather, the province should be coming up with solutions on how to integrate them into the economy, they say

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Experts say excluding foreigners from doing business in townships is not the way to save Gauteng’s economy.

Last week, the province published a draft of the Gauteng Township Economic Development Bill, which seeks to reserve certain economic activities in townships for citizens or those with permanent-resident status.

Head of the school of economic and business sciences at Johannesburg’s Wits University Prof Jannie Rossouw said it was a bad move on the part of the Gauteng government...

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