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“In a time of turbulence and change, knowledge is power”
- John F Kennedy
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“In a time of turbulence and change, knowledge is power”
- John F Kennedy
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Government has said it is prioritising an economic recovery and fiscal consolidation and that the social compact agreed to between government, business, labour and civil society will prioritise short-term measures to support the economy.
4 Nov 2020 READ MORE

The Covid-19 pandemic has presented a unique number of challenges for governments across the globe.
29 Oct 2020 READ MORE

Many South Africans are paying a high price for the economic devastation caused by the hard lockdown implemented in late March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
16 Oct 2020 READ MORE

Andrea Rademeyer – Ask Afrika CEO and founder – was recently invited to address The Abstract Club, a unique association for seasoned marketing strategists, in SA and shares with us.
15 Oct 2020 READ MORE

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a great equalizer for global business leaders. CEO Andrea Rademeyer says executives should take the opportunity to benefit themselves, their teams and their business.
7 Oct 2020 READ MORE

The perception amongst the majority of consumers is that the cost of groceries has increased since the lockdown was first implemented in South Africa in late March and this is having an impact on shopping habits.
7 Oct 2020 READ MORE

The COVID-19 response should be balanced with the need to manage other diseases
24 Jul 2020
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The Covid-19 pandemic has been unprecedented, impacting markets around the world with profound market changes. During this period, consumer beliefs have shifted fundamentally with significant changes at both brand and retailer level. Successfully navigating through these myriad changes requires in-depth, insightful and current information. Data has become key to strategic decision-making.
15 Sep 2020
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South Africans are paying a high price for the prolonged lockdown and consequent devastation of the local economy with levels of emotional distress nearly as high as at the start of the lockdown five months ago. 
3 Sep 2020
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At a time when more than half of all small to medium-sized businesses (SMMEs) are under severe strain, many are doubting their ability to survive the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. According to research conducted by TransUnion’s Consumer Financial Hardship report, 90% of small businesses are either struggling or have closed temporarily because of the pandemic, and half are extremely concerned about their ability to meet current payment obligations. 
25 Aug 2020
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In August, after more than 130 days of lockdown, Covid-19 infections in South Africa surpassed the half-a-million mark, leaving the economy devastated. The economic impact of the lockdown will linger even once the health threat associated with the virus has passed. 
13 Aug 2020
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Ask Afrika’s Covid-19 socio-economic research shows levels of distress not abating 
28 Jul 2020
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