youth unemployment

 
African youths need to make their voices heard
African youths need to make their voices heard
Africa, with a youth population that is reportedly greater than that of any other part of the world, has a unique advantage and opportunity to mine...
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
“There is nothing wrong with our young people,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the audience of the Science Forum South Africa. “There is...
Peddling the miracles of entrepreneurship is a deceit
Peddling the miracles of entrepreneurship is a deceit
Visit an inner-city charismatic church on a given evening of the week and you will hear pastors, often self-proclaimed doctors, professors,...
Structural youth unemployment solutions require new thinking and new institutions
Structural youth unemployment solutions require new thinking and new institutions
Another June 16 Youth Day has come and gone. As typically happens at this time, various political leaders, and newspaper editorials, bemoaned the...
Health department frustrates medical graduates waiting for internships
Health department frustrates medical graduates waiting for internships
Doctors who have just graduated are bitter about the
Maimane: South Africans want jobs, not jets
Maimane: South Africans want jobs, not jets
The "biggest disgrace" under President Jacob Zuma’s presidency is that two million more South Africans have joined the ranks of the unemployed,...
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Nelson Mandela described poverty and inequality as terrible curses of our time: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of...
'Youthquake' rocks our political landscape
'Youthquake' rocks our political landscape
There is a major shift underway in South African society. The order put together after apartheid is breaking apart. The aura of liberation is fading...
Analysts split over wage subsidy
Analysts split over wage subsidy
The youth wage subsidy...
Young graduates fear falling into trap of 'nothingness'
Young graduates fear falling into trap of 'nothingness'
'I'm 25; I'm unemployed," says tourism graduate Lehlohonolo Diphare.
Jobs: Dismal outlook for born-frees
Jobs: Dismal outlook for born-frees
The recent statistics on youth unemployment in South Africa – 36.1%, an increase of 4% between 2008 and 2014 – suggest a daunting reality: our...

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