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Minister Nhlanhla Nene says a revitalisation of the agricultural sector is needed.
Nene laments effects of drought on farm production

Friday 28 August 2015 05:44

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene has acknowledged that the recent drought in the country has affected the productivity of farmers and is responsible for the current food price fluctuations.


 Human rights groups in Tanzania are concerned about domestic servants used as sex slaves.
Tanzania suspends job agencies in crackdown on sex, labour trafficking

Sunday 23 August 2015 07:25

Tanzania has suspended about a quarter of its recruitment agencies in a bid to crackdown on human trafficking.


Amcu says mine lay-offs aimed at members

Sunday 16 August 2015 17:51

The president of South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union vowed on Sunday to resist proposed lay-offs in the ailing mining sector, saying the aim was to "kill" his union.  


President Jacob Zuma addressing the media on Operation Phakisa .
Zuma happy with progress in implementation of Operation Phakisa

Thursday 13 August 2015 12:04

President Jacob Zuma says government is happy with the progress made with the implementation of Operation Phakisa.


Employers in the Gold sector say this is the best offer they could give to their workers.
Gold mine sector puts final offer forward

Friday 31 July 2015 18:15

Employers in the gold sector have put a new and final offer on the table.


Labour analyst Terry Bell says Lonmin’s plan to retrench mineworkers is a cause for concern.
SA steel, platinum industries on verge of collapse: Analyst

Saturday 25 July 2015 15:29

Labour expert Terry Bell has warned that South Africa's steel and platinum industries are on the verge of collapse.


COPE says unemployed youth with no criminal records should be the first priority when it comes to employment opportunities.
COPE cautions against govt bid to employ ex-offenders

Saturday 25 July 2015 14:08

Congress of the People (COPE) says the Department Correctional Services is setting a dangerous precedent by encouraging the employment of ex-offenders while many young people have no jobs.


Manufacturing Circle says the industry has the ability to produce jobs for low skilled workers.
Manufacturing sector continues to shed jobs

Tuesday 21 July 2015 15:36

The biggest lobby group for the manufacturing sector says one of the steps needed to promote industrial growth in South Africa is to put a stop to the pessimism about local products.


Mining industry has been suffering job losses because of declining commodity prices.
Ramatlhodi encourages small scale mining in Northern Cape

Thursday 16 July 2015 18:12

Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi says the difficult economic climate for large scale mining might well be the opportunity needed for small scale miners to step in and create employment.


Mining leaders will be discussing ways to make the industry sustainable at the WEF on Africa.
WEF to tackle transformation in mining industry

Thursday 4 June 2015 09:09

Captains of the industry at the World Economic Forum on Africa together with government leaders will on Thursday look at ways of achieving transformation in the mining industry


Xenophobic attacks in SA have prompted the WEF to include migration as part of the discussions.
Migration within Africa among topics to be discussed at WEF

Monday 1 June 2015 06:16

The World Economic Forum on Africa is returning to Cape Town this week.  


Growth, jobs figures will prove a poser for Reserve Bank

Saturday 30 May 2015 08:45

The release of economic growth and jobs figures, which both came out disappointing, will test the Reserve Bank’s mettle and resolve when its MPC meets to set interest rates in July.


When better education doesn’t lead to a better job

Tuesday 12 May 2015 08:14

Many visitors in poor, sub-Saharan African countries are struck by how schools outnumber factories, writes Francis Teal.


 Sapa has been operating for 76 years.
Sapa will leave a deep hole in newspaper industry: Press Council

Tuesday 31 March 2015 17:55

The South African Press Association (Sapa) will end its 76 years of service on Tuesday night. The country's longest serving news wire service will flight its last story at midnight.


42 000 formal jobs created in 4th quarter of 2014: Stats SA

Tuesday 24 March 2015 14:37

A total of 42 000 new formal jobs were created in the fourth quarter last year outside the agricultural sector.


SA’s middle class in a ‘tight financial squeeze’

Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55

South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.


Proudly SA CEO Lesley Sedibe.
Buying local goods vital in job creation: Sedibe

Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:32

Proudly South African says the answer to South Africa's huge trade deficit is supporting locally manufactured goods.


 Finance Minister Nhlahla Nene says the economy should be inclusive.
Nene urges South Africans to participate in growing the economy

Thursday 26 February 2015 12:10

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says everyone has a role to play in growing the economy of the country.


The Eastern Cape government aims to create 20 000 jobs in the next financial year.
EC SOPA didn’t cover employment related issues: Analyst

Saturday 21 February 2015 07:56

The Public Service Accountability Monitor, says the Eastern Cape State of the Province Address did not adequately cover issues related to employment.


Hundreds of students have been barred from attending school due to the protest action in Malamulele in Limpopo.
Cosatu cautions against closure of schools during protests

Wednesday 4 February 2015 14:39

The Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it opposes the closure of schools as a “tactic” during community protests.


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