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People with disabilities can work if barriers go

People with disabilities are seen as deficits, yet research confirms that supported employment is affordable

Buy local to support the South African economy

Building a domestic market for local goods not only creates employment, but also makes South Africa a more resilient market forc

Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

Infrastructure key to economic recovery — Ramaphosa

The governing party wants localisation at the centre of its infrastructure-led strategy

Corruption hampers the development of South Africa’s youth

The economy as a whole will benefit from investment in young entrepreneurs

An African free trade area is in our sights

Successes and failures from other initiative such as the European Union will be instructive, but much work must be done before the African Continental Trade Area becomes a reality

It’s not a case of jobs or lives. Jobs are lives

Starvation is driving the spread of the coronavirus and the government needs to let people work and create jobs

Ramaphosa: Find the ‘silver lining’ in Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa tells MPs he expects tough economic times ahead for South Africans, but the crisis is a chance to ‘look at the way we’re doing things’

It’s time for a Green New Eskom

A better future for all South Africans is possible if we pursue a swift path to renewable energy

Three months in, Covid-19 poses triple threats in Africa

Health, debt and hunger are huge threats to the continent’s stability

Close the education gap by helping employees get their matric

In a changing work environment and poor economic climate, the minimum requirement is a national senior certificate or similar

Preparing graduates for the workplace

Imbuing students with entrepreneurial thinking can also provide value to the larger economy

Young people must help design a youth employment plan

A six-point plan will help to drive the president’s youth employment intervention but it is essential that the experiences of young people are prioritised in its design and delivery

The informal economy is necessary to deal with the unemployment crisis

It is more connected to the broader economy than we realise and should be supported

Unemployment rate remains unchanged, despite 45 000 new jobs being created

Labour statistics show that more jobs were created in the fourth quarter of 2019, but the rate of increase hasn’t kept up with the growth of the potential workforce, leaving the unemployment rate constant, at 29.1%

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