National Jobs Summit

SA unemployment soars to 11-year high

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

There is a plan for a job in every home

The Western Cape is a successful seeding ground for the DA’s approach to grow small businesses

South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?

Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality

Formulate workable solutions to create and protect jobs

Laws must bring an end to workers’ exploitation

Job summit glosses over skills problem

South Africa, amid fast-changing technology, is producing skilled people, but not enough of them

Nafcoc angry at being ignored on small business input

Lawrence Mavundla has criticised the small business proposals in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s jobs summit framework

Labour regroups after damp-squib jobs summit

The presidential jobs summit failed to yield a moratorium from big business on job cuts, sending labour back to the drawing board

Ramaphosa: Jobs Summit critics must eat their words

Ideas to tackle unemployment have been found and all that is left implementation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said

Davies: Stronger consequences for government institutions who don’t buy local

The minister said local procurement was a valuable tool to tackle unemployment

Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually

Unless the country did something ‘extraordinary’, Ramaphosa notes that South Africa will not be able to reduce the unemployment rate to 6% by 2030

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

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories