South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020
To many South Africans, it would seem as if 2020 is likely to bring “more of the same” - drought, economic woes and a low growth rate, political uncertainty and squabbling within and between political parties, load shedding and concerns about unemployment. So, it is no surprise that South Africans view the year ahead with trepidation. However, not everyone feels the same and although working and non-working people are almost unanimous in their views, younger South Africans are more optimistic than older people, and political party allegiance does make a difference to views on the future.
Throwaway World: 8 in 10 believe manufacturers should be obliged to reduce packaging waste
A new global online Ipsos survey finds 80% of “connected” people around the world saying that manufacturers should be obliged to help with the recycling and reuse of the packaging that they produce. This sentiment is shared by 86% of South Africans who have access to the internet.
South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards Women
With the focus on Women during August, the demonstrations in Cape Town at the same time as the WEF conference on Africa and the attention in the media the last few weeks on incidents of gender-based violence, Ipsos examines the diverse opinions that South Africans have towards issues of women’s place in marital relations as well as violence towards women