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Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid...
Sassa short on funds to fill 10 000 vacancies
Sassa short on funds to fill 10 000 vacancies
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of...
Makhura feels the pressure
Makhura feels the pressure
Gauteng Premier David Makhura delivered his 2017 State of the Province address (Sopa) with the weight of the ANC’s turmoil on his shoulders, as...
​A single woman counts the cost of having a baby
​A single woman counts the cost of having a baby
WOMEN’S RIGHTSConnie, 29, was expecting her second child. She was on the radio, asking for advice on how to invest her R5 000. She did...
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, after she had met the leaders of blue-chip companies, that Germany needed viable solutions to integrate...
A permanent job is hard to find
A permanent job is hard to find
It’s mid-morning at a construction site in Rosebank. It is one of several sites in this Johannesburg suburb, where upmarket apartment complexes and...
[Video]One-woman change agent
[Video]One-woman change agent
From food security to employment, Nomphelo Zozo is improving lives and promoting sustainable change in her Jo’burg informal settlement.
Deaf staff get Balalaika hotel cooking
Deaf staff get Balalaika hotel cooking
The area around the Balalaika hotel in Johannesburg's bustling commercial capital of Sandton is so built up that no street parking is available....
Ramaphosa: Eskom must employ on merit, 'not skin colour'
Ramaphosa: Eskom must employ on merit, 'not skin colour'
Responding to questions in the National Assembly on Wednesday, he told MPs he was not aware of so-called "backroom", race-based retrenchments...

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