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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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%.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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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