unemployment

 
Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
When the apartheid government decided to evict people it...
Bare minimum is just not enough
Bare minimum is just not enough
Sarah Rabotapi once viewed the logo of the Community Work Programme (CWP) on the right shoulder of her orange overalls as a promise of a better...
Graduates and their unemployment dilemma
Graduates and their unemployment dilemma
“You live on hope and faith, especially hope,” says Bafana Kunyane, 32. In 2011, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology with...
Unemployment in South Africa is worse than you think
Unemployment in South Africa is worse than you think
Statistics South Africa’s (StatsSA) quarterly labour force survey for the second quarter of this year shows that the country’s unemployment...
EDITORIAL: The margin for error is gone
EDITORIAL: The margin for error is gone
“There is no margin for error,” said Eskom’s board executive chairperson Jabu Mabuza, after it reported a staggering set of losses this week....
Cowboys, stink bombs and spies
Cowboys, stink bombs and spies
A day before Statistics South Africa announced record high unemployment levels, President Cyril Ramaphosa in his closing remarks to the ANC’s...
ArcelorMittal to keep its head above water by cutting more jobs
ArcelorMittal to keep its head above water by cutting more jobs
Steel giant Arcelor-Mittal reported that steel consumption decreased by 2% in the first half of 2019 and is now at 70% of the steel consumption of...
Unemployment rate at 29% — StatsSA
Unemployment rate at 29% — StatsSA
South Africa’s unemployment rate has continued to increase, according to Statistics South Africa’s recently-released quarterly labour survey....
Enterprise Development – a promising pathway for youth in the economy
Enterprise Development – a promising pathway for youth in the economy
Any organisation concerned with addressing the devastating South African employment issue, should have Enterprise Development front of mind....
Jobs won’t soar till the economy does
Jobs won’t soar till the economy does
The economy is moribund yet still managed to create a net 22 000 jobs in the first quarter, bringing the total number of employed people to...
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...
New financial tool can help create work
New financial tool can help create work
More than half of South Africans aged 15 to 34 are not gainfully employed or generating their own income. This high unemployment rate of 55.2% is a...

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