There was once work in the thriving industrial area north of Sandton. But industry left, spirits faded and lives and livelihoods ebbed.
Youth unemployment in South Africa is the third highest in the world, says the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.
In his State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma highlighted his administration's successes but also expressed worry over violent protests.
Police say four people have been arrested for throwing bricks during the march for "real jobs", while the DA called the ANC a violent organisation.
DA leader Helen Zille will lead her party members in a march for "real jobs" but will not be allowed to go directly to Luthuli House.
Helen Zille has dubbed May 7 the "jobs election", saying employment will be a central issue in the most closely contested election since 1994.
A total of 6 000 DA supporters will march to the ANC's headquarters in Johannesburg to take the "fight for jobs" to the ruling party.
The uncertain benefits and costs of the youth employment incentive may mean the Bill does more harm than good, writes Sean Muller.
Those who have been unemployed for more than a year have less hope of ever finding a job.
Britain's finance minister reins in the welfare system in a bid to woo ‘hard-working' voters.
Nedlac head Alistair Smith says business, labour, government and civil society need to work together in order to curb unemployment and growth issues.
The recruitment industry has undergone many changes over the years. Organisations need to meet the needs of a far more demanding market. Here’s why:
There is a role for “silver sloggers” who are willing to use their experience rather than rest on their laurels.
Income disparities between racial groups are said to be narrowing.
Three of the M&G’s 200 YSA discuss the country’s unemployment issues and the controversial topic of male initiation.
Germany provides a good example of how the state and industry can create and fill jobs together, writes Matuma Letsoalo.
Unemployment has been up by 95 000 in April and, if the trend continues, an unenviable milestone will be reached by Christmas.
Despite the Gauteng premier's claims unemployment has increased since Nomvula Mokonyane took over, the Democratic Alliance has said.
Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has pledged the Gauteng government will offer 300 unemployed graduates work experience in its offices.