covid impact on artists
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the livelihoods of South Africans. While jobs were lost and people were forced to accept pay cuts, artists were left with very little options to generate income.
The South African Film industry has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The industry recorded a revenue of just over R3 billion over the past year. This is less than half of the R7.2 billion industry in 2019.
During a media briefing on Monday, Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa confirmed that an indipendent forensic report was presented to him by the National Art Council (NAC) which highlighted the mismanagement of funds, violation of the PFMA, maladministration and over-committing of funds.
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The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has revealed that when the lockdowns began in March 2020, they were inundated with requests for benefits, which also created an increased demand for improved service delivery. In addition to this, data from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) showed that more than 600 000 formal sector jobs were lost during this lockdown period.
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