Gwen Ansell

Gwen Ansell

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Author of Soweto Blues, is an associate of the Gordon Institute for Business Science, University of Pretoria.

Many of South Africa’s live music workers are quitting the industry

Relief funding was designed to cover cancellations in the first quarter – but most musicians in South Africa hadn’t confirmed all their bookings by then. And from April onwards, during the lockdown, there have been minimal earnings.

Do South Africa's digital inequalities affect music artists' lockdown live streams?

If South Africa’s digital inequalities persist, the results could be more exclusionary, for both music makers and music consumers.