Could gig work transform a developing country’s economy?

Workers in African countries like Kenya, with an overwhelmingly young population and a high unemployment rate, are able to make a living through gig work when the formal economy has failed to provide them adequate opportunities. However, lack of social protections and precarity are a concern here too. Workers, consumers and experts weigh in on the state of gig work in Africa in this podcast.

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Published on: 2019-12-09
From Quartz Africa