Unemployment increases for the second consecutive quarter
/ 14 May 2024

Unemployment increases for the second consecutive quarter

The uptick is a result of more people entering the labour market

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It’s not ANC electioneering, insists Nxesi at launch of two million jobs programme
/ 17 April 2024

It’s not ANC electioneering, insists Nxesi at launch of two million jobs programme

The minister said R23.8 billion would be allocated to implement the plan, with training opportunities running over the next 12 to 36 months

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After Telkom, more tech sector lay-offs on the cards
/ 25 February 2023

After Telkom, more tech sector lay-offs on the cards

Telkom plans to retrench 15% of its employees across the group as the sector rebalances after the online boom during the pandemic

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Decline in demand for office space continues
/ 5 December 2021

Decline in demand for office space continues

Many companies are revising their requirements as the pandemic continues to upset business plans

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Consolidating government finances is a tall order
/ 8 August 2021

Consolidating government finances is a tall order

Ramaphosa needs to build broad political consensus if he is to have any chance of pursuing his fiscal and structural reform agenda

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‘Vote ANC or risk losing jobs’ – ANC Eastern Cape councillor
/ 10 July 2021

‘Vote ANC or risk losing jobs’ – ANC Eastern Cape councillor

A recorded rant from ward 26 councillor Nozinzle Zaba in the Mnquma municipality has provincial secretary scrambling for assurances

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GDP, recession, JSE, rallying rand … these terms mean very little to unemployed South Africans. This is the real picture of our economy
/ 10 June 2021

GDP, recession, JSE, rallying rand … these terms mean very little to unemployed South Africans. This is the real picture of our economy

The economy is not producing work, with many young adults working outside their fields of study or considering leaving the country as a result

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There is less full-time work than there was a year ago
/ 17 April 2021

There is less full-time work than there was a year ago

Over the last year, amid lockdowns and recession, the number of part-time jobs increased while full-time jobs took a cut in South Africa

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Musina-Makhado SEZ: ‘We don’t want Limpopo Valley to turn into industrial wasteland’
/ 14 March 2021

Musina-Makhado SEZ: ‘We don’t want Limpopo Valley to turn into industrial wasteland’

The government should find a less environmentally sensitive site for the special economic zone, especially if water can’t be secured, EIA report finds

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