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Job summit glosses over skills problem
Job summit glosses over skills problem
In the jobs summit’s framework agreement’s 84 pages and 12 798 words, “the fourth industrial revolution” is mentioned just three...
State failure hurts tax collection
State failure hurts tax collection
Since democracy in 1994, the government has been promoting a developmental local government that is responsive to the needs of citizens.
Ramaphosa: Jobs Summit critics must eat their words
Ramaphosa: Jobs Summit critics must eat their words
In his closing address at the Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa hit back at critics saying those who said it was just another talk-shop should...
Davies: Stronger consequences for government institutions who don't buy local
Davies: Stronger consequences for government institutions who don't buy local
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has announced that there will be stronger enforcement and consequence management for government institutions...
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged that South Africa will not be able to reach the goal of reducing the unemployment rate to 6% by 2030 as...
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
It is time for an entrepreneurial and knowledge revolution in Africa. Only a properly educated workforce and entrepreneurial class will have the...
Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit
Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit
The two-day Jobs Summit, which kicks off in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon, is set to agree to a mechanism which will see businesses employing...
Stretched households battle as the economy shrinks
Stretched households battle as the economy shrinks
The release of the South African Reserve Bank’s quarterly bulletin this week served as another reminder of the strain households find themselves...
Cyril’s late night move spooks rand
Cyril’s late night move spooks rand
For a moment on Tuesday night it seemed we were back in the Zuma days. Except this time it was President Cyril Ramaphosa making a late-night...
ANC will support constitutional amendment to expropriate land without compensation
ANC will support constitutional amendment to expropriate land without compensation
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday that the ANC would support an amendment to a section of South Africa's Constitution to "explicitly"...
Rise in unemployment as manufacturing bleeds jobs
Rise in unemployment as manufacturing bleeds jobs
The official unemployment rate increased by 0.5% to 27.2% in the second quarter of 2018, up from 26.7% in the first three months of the year.

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