Why Is South Africa’s Unemployment Rate So High?

South Africa's unemployment numbers reveal chronic joblessness. PICTURE: EPA/Nic Bothma

To understand the South African unemployment problem, we need to confront the legacies of our history, writes VIMAL RANCHHOD  South Africa’s unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. It is consistently measured […]

Unemployment Rate Is A National Crisis

South Africa's unemployment numbers reveal chronic joblessness. PICTURE: EPA/Nic Bothma

The South African unemployment crisis requires undivided attention from all stakeholders of the economy including but not limited to business, government and labour, writes PHELELANI MPANZA An economy declared to be in technical recession and the […]

ANC Wants Entry-level Job Experience Requirement To Be Scrapped

ANC supporters flaying flags at the Siyanqoba Rally in Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg. PICTURE: Mail Images

JOHANNESBURG: No young person should be turned away by an employer because of lack of work experience, the African National Congress (ANC) said on Wednesday. ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Ronald Lamola said the […]