FMF FEATURE ARTICLE
Gauteng informal traders feel the aftermath
of July unrest – Masego Mafata
“The looting has really hurt us,” says David Mashitatona, a trader in Alexandra, Johannesburg. He has been an informal trader since 1988. He currently has a stall on the pavement outside the looted Pan Africa Mall.
The unrest in July brought trade to a standstill and things have still not recovered more than a week later.