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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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FNB dragged into bribery claims

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In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa