The uncertain benefits and costs of the youth employment incentive may mean the Bill does more harm than good, writes Sean Muller.
Still, it does not go far enough for the DA, and others say it will just benefit big business.
Commemorating the ANC Youth League's 69th anniversary, President Jacob Zuma has called on the league to assist with youth employment opportunities.
Germany provides a good example of how the state and industry can create and fill jobs together, writes Matuma Letsoalo.
Experience around the world shows they don't create jobs. South Africa must look elsewhere.
The ANC aspires to focus on the poor when policy proposals are fleshed out at its upcoming lekgotla.
Government has failed to respond to the youth unemployment crisis in South Africa, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.
The government has claimed that job creation is its top priority yet it has cut the allocated budget by almost R4-billion from last year.
South Africa's young people are worst affected by the country's unemployment problem, leading some to think there will be a call for a revolution.
The ANCYL will roll out mass action throughout the country for free education, youth employment and "economic freedom in our lifetime".
Young people in South Africa live in terrible socioeconomic conditions, the Congress of South African Trade Unions has said.
Business Unity SA says the commemoration of Youth Day on Thursday should remind South Africa of the challenges faced by the younger generation.
National government needs look no further than that province for an example of how it can be done.
Interventions such as learnerships, employer subsidies and internships have failed to make a meaningful impact on youth unemployment.
Political entitlement has a sell-by date -- a harsh truth discovered by a group of Swapo "struggle children".
The ANCYL's national executive committee, led Julius Malema, will undergo military training in September, it was announced on Thursday.