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Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
An ode to the matriarch
An ode to the matriarch
There is alchemy in the pot on the stove. Nutmeg, cinnamon and sugar with sweet pumpkin. The words “Something good is going to happen to you...
Sixteen days of denialism
Sixteen days of denialism
Like most state-sponsored campaigns, the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children aims to create a positive perception about...
Twelve questions SA should be asking of the ANC’s leadership
Twelve questions SA should be asking of the ANC’s leadership
As South Africa hurtles towards the end of the year, we are holding our collective breath ahead of the ANC elective conference.
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
South Africa's gross domestic product has rebounded with 2.5% growth for the second quarter of the year.
The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa
The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa
The latest South African jobs statistics...
Reserve Bank announces surprise interest rate cut
Reserve Bank announces surprise interest rate cut
The South African Reserve Bank's surprise decision to cut interest rates by 0.25% offers some reprieve for financially strained South...
Editorial: As the ANC burns, we burn with it
Editorial: As the ANC burns, we burn with it
When Pali Lehohla, statistician general at Statistics South Africa, unpacked the quarterly labour force survey on Thursday, he all but confirmed that...
​Labour department struggles to finds jobs for five million
​Labour department struggles to finds jobs for five million
By Statistics South Africa’s latest estimates, there are many more job seekers entering the employment market than there are applicants finding...
Municipalities have over 13% vacancy rate – Stats SA
Municipalities have over 13% vacancy rate – Stats SA
The average vacancy rate at municipalities was more than 13% in 2015, which had a negative impact on local governments’ ability to deliver...
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
It’s harder than you might think to be unemployed in South Africa – even though the unemployment rate has recently reached a record high of...

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