SABC News - Jobs


Youths set to benefit from Gauteng job placement programme

Friday 12 December 2014 09:45

The Gauteng provincial government has launched the Tshepo 500-thousand programme, aimed at youth employment, in Ivory Park north of Johannesburg.


Job market continues to decline

Thursday 11 December 2014 19:21

According to data released by Statistics South Africa, 129,000 people lost their jobs in the three months to September.


National minimum wage not a solution

Tuesday 9 December 2014 16:27

A national minimum wage will lead to job losses, Agri SA said on Tuesday.


Dollar soars, stocks gyrate as U.S. jobs beat forecast

Friday 5 December 2014 16:58

A surge in U.S. hiring in November lifted the dollar to a five-and-a-half year high against a basket of currencies on Friday, and stocks bounced as investors priced in a U.S. interest rate hike.


The Limpopo government says it will work hard to ensure that residents have access to health services.
Limpopo government promises better service delivery

Saturday 29 November 2014 18:00

The Limpopo provincial government has conducted a "Batho Pele” gathering with the residents of Lekgwareng near Tzaneen.


President Jacob Zuma has called on the ANC and alliance partners to unite.
On-going violent protests worry Zuma

Saturday 29 November 2014 15:00

President Jacob Zuma has voiced concern about the on-going violent protests South Africans engage in when raising their grievances to government.


Two killed in riots over services, jobs in Algeria

Saturday 29 November 2014 13:04

Two demonstrators were killed when clashes broke out late on Friday between riot police and residents demanding better living conditions in southern Algeria, residents and a hospital said.


Domestic workers' wage decision draws criticism

Thursday 27 November 2014 11:47

The Labour Department says the decision to increase domestic workers' annual wages is in accordance with laws protecting workers in various sectors.


A mine in the Northern Cape is expected to provide work opportunities for the youth.
Parliament committees impressed by development in N Cape

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:49

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Economic Development and Higher Education has given the Northern Cape the thumbs up for the progress on government funded projects.


Rockerfeller foundation aims to touch the lives of one million people in Africa.
Rockefellar Foundation aims to touch lives in Africa

Thursday 13 November 2014 09:15

The Rockefellar Foundation is hosting a two day inaugural conference in Sandton on Impact Sourcing.


Asian shares firm after sound US data

Monday 10 November 2014 06:41

Asian shares gained on Monday after US jobs data pointed to solid economic growth, with Hong Kong leading the gains after regulators set a date for long-awaited trading link.


SA has 20 million economically active people

Monday 27 October 2014 16:54

South Africa has 20.1 million economically active people but the country's labour absorption rate has remained stagnant at around 42.8%.


Parliament's select committee on international relations says there should be economic development in rural areas.
Make economic development meaningful: Makue

Sunday 19 October 2014 10:00

Economic development should be made meaningful to those who live far away from economic hubs in South Africa, Parliament's select committee on international relations said on Sunday.


The ANC in Limpopo aims to focus on improving the economy in the province.
New Limpopo ANC aims to eradicate poverty

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:50

The ANC’s newly-elected chairperson of the Peter Mokaba Region, Motalane Monakedi, says the region has resolved to establish committees to identify and explore local economic activities.


A job-seeker completes an application at a career fair held by civil rights organization National Urban League as part of its annual conference, in Philadelphia.
US jobless claims fall, point to labour market strength

Thursday 9 October 2014 16:02

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of growing steam in the US labour market.


Businesses promise to employ jobless Zuma graduates

Sunday 5 October 2014 14:45

Some of the one hundred beneficiaries of the JG Zuma Foundation who graduated in Durban this weekend are still without jobs.


Govt to create 6 million job opportunities over 5 years

Thursday 25 September 2014 20:15

Government wants to strengthen its extended Public Works programmes to create 6 million job opportunities over the next five years.  


SACP Deputy General Secretary Jeremy Cronin is concerned about unemployment in the country.
More funds needed for job creation: SACP

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:10

Less money is being spent on job creation and the economy needs to be restructured.


Govt needs to reprioritise its expenditure: Tax expert

Friday 19 September 2014 10:05

A leading tax expert says government may not have enough revenue collection for the 2015/2016 financial years.


South Africa's Reserve Bank to hold rates in September

Thursday 11 September 2014 15:57

South Africa's Reserve Bank may need to hike interest rates as soon as November to tackle high inflation and a weak currency even though the economy is struggling to create jobs.


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