SABC News - 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.


DTI aims to create more black industrialists

Monday 25 August 2014 07:25

The Department of Trade and Industry announced that it will create a hundred black industrialists in the next three years.


NUM urges govt to intervene in plans to shut down two mines

Tuesday 19 August 2014 20:25

National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) is calling on the government to intervene and stop what it calls yet another jobs blood bath in the mining industry.


Professor Salim Vally says that business should focus on job creation instead of profit.
Capitalism creates unemployment: Expert

Tuesday 19 August 2014 09:05

Professor Salim Vally says that the popular view that education is not supplying the skills that business requires to create jobs is disingenuous.


 Women gathered in Umlazi for the national Women’s Day celebrations.
KZN residents glad to be Women’s Day celebration hosts

Saturday 9 August 2014 13:34

Women gathered at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal for the national Women’s Day celebrations, have expressed hope for a better life.


V&A Waterfront contributes R30 billion to SA economy

Tuesday 29 July 2014 20:17

The V&A Waterfront has become one of the greatest developments in the Mother City.


South Africans too dependent on benefits: FMF

Thursday 17 July 2014 11:19

There is a view that too many South Africans have become too dependent on government benefits for survival.


The recent unrest in the platinum sector has harmfully affected job creation.
Report reveals major job losses in manufacturing and mining industries

Monday 14 July 2014 19:24

It will take months for production in the mining and manufacturing sectors to be restored, and for the economy to recover after the labour unrest in the respective sectors.


 Mmusi Maimane advises Jacob Zuma to refer bills back to parliament.
Maimane urges Zuma not to sign proposed bills

Wednesday 9 July 2014 19:39

DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has called on President Jacob Zuma not to sign into law three bills referred to him by parliament. Maimane says these bills will cost jobs if they become law.


Solidarity plans to stop Telkom's aim to cut back on R5 billion in five years.
Solidarity files papers to stop Telkom retrenchments

Tuesday 8 July 2014 19:24

Telkom may soon have to defend its plans to shed jobs in the labour court.


 Tony Blaser says that GOWI AG technology will help in removing rubber waste from the environment.
GOWI AG technology to turn rubber waste to useful material

Monday 7 July 2014 16:20

In a world of population growth, over consumption and growing mountains of waste, GOWI AG has developed a technology that is to remove huge landfills of rubber waste.


Transnet CEO Brian Molefe thanks the staff for the company's performance.
CEO hails committed staff for Transnet's growth

Tuesday 1 July 2014 10:00

Transnet Chief Executive Officer Brian Molefe says that the company's performance is driven by the possibility to create jobs.


Makhura, has announced a number of interventions to radically change the structure of the provincial economy in order to create jobs.
A panel to review e-tolls: Makhura

Friday 27 June 2014 12:40

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says a panel will be set up to review the impact of e-tolls.


The Natives Land Act of 1913 was passed to allocate only about 7% of land to Africans
'Govt should change structure of land ownership'

Thursday 26 June 2014 12:01

Director of School of Governance at Unisa, Professor Harry Nengwekhulu, says change will come through appropriation of land.


Within the last 10 days South Deep has killed two miners.
Goldfields to shed over 500 jobs

Saturday 31 May 2014 14:57

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says it's deeply concerned about Goldfields' intention to shed 500 jobs at its South Deep Mine in Carletonville on Gauteng's West Rand.


Telkom is yet to respond to the Communication Workers Union about the proposed retrenchments.
Union to engage Telkom over job cuts

Friday 23 May 2014 07:03

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it’s willing to engage Telkom and share ideas on how jobs could be saved.  


Lonmin says that the majority of its workers who were on strike have agreed to go back to work.
Tension expected as some Lonmin workers return to work

Wednesday 14 May 2014 05:45

Hundreds of striking Lonmin Platinum Mineworkers in Rustenburg are expected to report for duty on Wednesday.


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