Informal sector needs more support, Motlanthe

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“A significant part of the local economy is in the informal sector.

Accordingly, we must support the sector by ensuring that micro financing facilities are readily available and accessible in localities,” former president Kgalema Motlanthe said at the opening of the Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation’s Dialogue Among Equals on Friday. The second instalment of the Drakensberg Inclusive Growth Forum, a three-day gathering of high profile thought leaders and stakeholders, kicked off at the Champagne Sports Resort in the Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

Motlanthe said in the recent past, the political component at local government, which is made up of councillors and the council, was overreaching and getting involved in the administration of local government.

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