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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.


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.


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.


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