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SA unemployment soars to 11-year high
SA unemployment soars to 11-year high
South Africa’s ailing economy continues to shed jobs, causing the unemployment rate to climb to its highest level since 2008, according to the...
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....
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....
Empty promises, deferred dreams     affect voting
Empty promises, deferred dreams     affect voting
The sun is setting on the last day before the elections. Pushing his wheelbarrow,and its cargo of two 20-litre buckets of water, 63-year-old Stoki...
No work and still no UIF payout
No work and still no UIF payout
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is awash with cash, with a surplus of R133.3-billion, but those claiming benefits are becoming increasingly...
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...
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...
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Although the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows the unemployment rate in South Africa decreased from 26.4% in the first quarter...
Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate
Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate
The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday said it was too early to celebrate the drop in South Africa's unemployment rate in the fourth...
SA's unemployment rate spirals further into the record books
SA's unemployment rate spirals further into the record books
Joblessness in South Africa has reached its highest level since 2008 – 25.5% in the second quarter of 2014.
Employment down for first quarter of 2014
Employment down for first quarter of 2014
Just two days before South Africa takes to the ballot boxes, the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) has been released, and it is not good...

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