youth unemployment

 
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...
Keeping youth unemployment on top of the political agenda
Keeping youth unemployment on top of the political agenda
The National Development Plan (NDP), which the National Planning Commission (NPC) presented to Parliament on August 16 2012, remarks that a...
Lack of employment security affects youth's social protection
Lack of employment security affects youth's social protection
South Africa’s youth unemployment rate is the third highest in the world, after Greece and Spain. 

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