JOBS

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%

The M&G is hiring a climate fellow

The Mail & Guardian and the Eugene Saldanha Memorial Fund, a project of CAF Southern Africa, are looking for a fellow to report on the climate crisis for a year.

An agenda for decent jobs in Africa

Governments should adopt policies that promote external competitiveness and labour market initiatives as well as establish special economic zones

SA unemployment soars to 11-year high

The unemployment rate increased to 29,1% in the third quarter of 2019

Slice of life: The power of integrity

Before, in past interviews, I would panic. This time I didn’t. Something was different

Four ways to give township entrepreneurs a much-needed boost

If they are going to be the job creators that policymakers hope for, a major overhaul of mindsets and infrastructure will be necessary

The manifestation of climate injustice

Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, how will climate change affect communities in informal urban areas

We’re hiring: Mid-level political reporter

APPLY NOW: ​The Mail & Guardian is expanding its editorial team to include an additional mid-level political reporter

Cosatu warns jobs summit could be ‘damp squib’

The National Jobs Summit, on Thursday and Friday in Midrand, is being touted by President Ramaphosa as an avenue to address the rising jobless rate

SA must up its skills in wooing skilled migrants ― report

South Africa’s job opportunities, established education system and modern technology attract skilled immigrants to the country, the report noted

56 000 jobs created in year to date — StatsSA

According to statistics released byStatsSA on Tuesday, employment increased from 9.78-million in December 2017 to 9.83-million in March 2018

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it