SABC News - Jobs


The unemployment rate figure in South Africa continues to grow.
Hard work is needed to improve employment rate

Tuesday 22 November 2016 19:40

The official unemployment rate figure in South Africa has increased to 27.1% in the third quarter from the 26.6% recorded in the second quarter.


Statistician General  Pali Lehohla says there is a need to identify economic sectors, that will help create jobs.
SA's unemployment rate at 13 year high

Tuesday 22 November 2016 12:47

Statistician General Pali Lehohla says there is a need to identify economic sectors, that will help create jobs. The unemployment rate in South Africa is at 27.1% in the third quarter.


Cosatu members marching the streets of Durban.
Cosatu calls on world to support free education campaign

Saturday 8 October 2016 16:17

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has called on the world to join the students campaign for free education.


SA struggling economy continues to shed jobs

Friday 7 October 2016 21:31

South Africa's struggling economy continues to shed jobs.


Disabled people still being discriminated against

Wednesday 7 September 2016 19:59

People with disability are still being discriminated against. This emerged from a Disability Indaba in Pretoria on Wednesday.


Congo, among the world's top copper producers, produced 990 000 tonnes of the metal in 2015, down from 1.03 million tonnes the year before.
Congo copper output falls 14% in H1 on lower prices

Tuesday 16 August 2016 13:45

Copper output in DRC, Africa's top producer, fell 14% in the first half of 2016 to 466 250 tonnes as a global price slump led some mines to suspend production, the central bank said on Tuesday.


Fuel stations in Pretoria operating at a loss

Thursday 4 August 2016 16:40

Fuel stations in Pretoria are operating at a loss and threatens jobs as the fuel shortage continues.


Unemployment remains a problem in two of Gauteng's metro municipalities.
Unemployment remains an issue in Gauteng's two major metros

Monday 25 July 2016 19:26

The City of Johannesburg's Deputy Director of Media Relations, Nthatisi Modingoane says the city is working hard to deal with unemployment.


Jacques Smalle says they want to win a minimum of two or three wards within the Tubatse Municipality.
DA promises to improve financial management In Tubatse

Friday 22 July 2016 15:49

Jacques Smalle says if his party can be voted into power at Tubatse they will implement the turnaround strategy to assist the municipality do well financially.


 Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed the importance of local government as the only sphere of government closer to people and where development takes place.
Municipalities should be drivers of economic development: Ramaphosa

Thursday 21 July 2016 06:02

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says municipalities should be the drivers of local economic development in order to create jobs.


Fifteen thousand jobs were lost in the first quarter of 2016.
SA’s economy continues to struggle – Analyst  

Monday 4 July 2016 21:02

Labour analyst,  Mamokgethi Molopyane says South Africa’s economy continues to struggle.


NDP bearing fruits in E Cape

Friday 24 June 2016 16:17

Jeff Radebe believes that the National Development Plan is playing a pivotal role in reshaping infrastructural development in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.


The programme is one of department's efforts to empower communities, create jobs and alleviate poverty.
Cogta launches Community Works Programme in KZN

Friday 17 June 2016 18:06

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has launched the Community Works Programme at Ntunjambili in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.


Young graduates still struggling to find jobs

Wednesday 15 June 2016 19:03

Finding a job remains a daunting prospect for thousands of young graduates in the country.


Drop in US jobless claims points to labour market strength

Thursday 9 June 2016 15:31

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labour market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month.


Proposed project set to boost Mpumalanga economy

Friday 27 May 2016 12:05

The proposed construction of the retail component for the Nkosi City in Pienaar east of Mbombela in Mpumalanga, is set to create employment for local residents.


99% of creditors accept Lily Mines new business plan

Thursday 26 May 2016 17:51

99% of the approximately a 180 creditors of the Lily Gold Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga, have accepted the new business plan for the mine.


DA leader Mmusi Maimaine delivered the party's manifesto at Meyerton.
Maimane promises to curb unemployment

Saturday 21 May 2016 15:20

Mmusi Maimane has promised to increase jobs in Midvaal in the Vaal Triangle if local voters keep the party in power in August 3 municipal elections.


The NUM says it wants an increase of 18% for the lowest paid workers and 15% for the highest paid workers at Eskom.
NUM rejects Eskom’s pay hike offer

Wednesday 18 May 2016 14:39

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected 'a lousy offer' by power utility Eskom of 5% and a sliding scale of between 0% to 1%.


US exports to Sub Saharan Africa remain low

Tuesday 17 May 2016 06:48

The head of the official export agency of the United States Government says American exports to Sub Saharan Africa remain low and points to an opportunity for export growth to the region.


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