South Africa has come in third on Bloomberg's misery index, a list of most painful economies in which to work and live, after Venezuela and Argentina.
Two unemployed Zimbabweans are earning a living by helping piggyback people cross the Mukuvisi River in the industrial area of Harare.
Cosatu says the crisis caused by load-shedding is sure to slow down the rate of new investment, essential for job creation.
Many employers seem to prefer hiring foreigners, who are seen as hard and diligent workers with "ambition".
Union Csaawu is facing bankruptcy for supporting farm workers dismissed after historic strikes in 2012/ 13. This is why the union must be saved.
The troubled mine has closed, leaving behind a toxic legacy that nobody is prepared to deal with as liquidators try to cover debts before restitution.
Unemployment on the rise, contraceptives for students and SA would totally dig to host the Commonwealth Games, according to the minister of selfies.
Over the coming days, South Africa will release unemployment, money supply, credit extension and trade figures.
Unemployment in Zimbabwe is on the rise as businesses close or downsize. In Harare alone, 711 companies shut down in 24 months.
Equal opportunities when it comes to dream jobs that satisfy all your aspirations and goals are just that, a dream, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
We investigate housing issues in Joâ€™burgâ€™s city centre, where many impoverished people live in unsafe buildings. What is the City doing to help?
Jacob Zuma is a competent job creator - he conjured up six new ministerial positions in a single press conference. But SA needs private-sector jobs.
Years after expecting they will get their jobs back, scores of Massmart workers remain unemployed.
'After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa' looks at how hard it is for most of SA to find employment.
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.