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Lauren Bruckmann says that the main challenge facing young people is the lack of job opportunities.
“I’m so grateful to be born in this generation”

Thursday 17 April 2014 14:52

Lauren Bruckmann knew from very early on in her life what she wanted to spend the rest of her life doing.

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 The ANC says that the DA’s pamphlet  is misleading the coloured community.
DA, ANC in Western Cape fight over a pamphlet on employment equity

Monday 14 April 2014 14:30

The ANC in the Western Cape has threatened to take the DA to court if it does not withdraw a pamphlet on employment equity regulations.

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EFF leader Julius Malema has criticised mining companies in the Vhembe region, saying they have not employed youths.
Malema urges students to 'vote for change'

Sunday 13 April 2014 17:34

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has urged students at the University of Venda in Thohoyandou to vote for change as a way of ensuring job creation.

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Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel addressed workers at the Levis Strauss factory in Epping on Wednesday.
Govt aims to grow clothing and textile industry

Wednesday 9 April 2014 20:57

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says that government continues to make strides in helping the clothing and textile industry to be more competitive while also creating jobs.

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Statistician-General, Pali Lehohla says that the unemployment rate at 24.7% in 2012, is the highest among emerging market economies.
Unemployment major cause of poverty: Report

Wednesday 9 April 2014 18:34

Unemployment is the major driver of poverty in the country.  This is according to the report on labour market dynamics released by Statistics South Africa in Pretoria.

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Political parties are campaigning across the country to win votes ahead of the May 7th elections.
Political parties use unemployment as bait for votes

Friday 4 April 2014 20:45

As the elections draw closer, political parties are campaigning across the country to win votes. Many of the parties are using the country's high unemployment rate as part of their campaign strategy.

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Rand hits three-month high

Friday 4 April 2014 19:37

The rand hit a three-month high against the dollar on Friday, gaining in a knee-jerk reaction to a US jobs report that slightly missed market expectations, and taking bond yields lower.

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 Economists say that though people will lose jobs through mechanisation, the economy will grow.
Economists support mechanisation in platinum sector

Thursday 3 April 2014 20:51

A reported plan by the Impala Platinum mine to introduce mechanisation at the trouble-torn platinum belt is long overdue.

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The Enterprise Development Centre aims to help entrepreneurs access finance.
Enterprise Development Centre launched in Limpopo

Thursday 3 April 2014 20:48

The fortunes of budding entrepreneurs at Lephalale in Limpopo are looking up.

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Rand edges lower ahead of ECB, US jobs

Wednesday 2 April 2014 19:19

The rand weakened against the dollar on Wednesday as mining strike concerns lingered.

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‘SA needs new spirit of co-operation for a better future’

Wednesday 2 April 2014 18:24

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africa needs a new spirit of co-operation if it is to meet its targets for economic development.

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Collins Chabane says that the youth should be creative and help in creating jobs.
Unemployment still a major challenge: Chabane

Friday 28 March 2014 20:28

Collins Chabane has acknowledged that unemployment is still a major challenge in South Africa, despite job creating programmes

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N West creates 200 000 job opportunities

Sunday 23 March 2014 07:30

The North West government says it has created more than 200 000 job opportunities through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). The programme was rolled-out five years ago.

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The NDP envisage that 90% of jobs will be created by SMMEs.
Sefa has helped 800 Eastern Cape SMMEs in 2013

Wednesday 19 March 2014 05:30

The National Development Plan envisages that 90 % of jobs would be created by SMMEs in 16 years’ time.

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The pipeline from the Vaal River is 42-kilometres long.
Water woes for F State community over

Friday 14 March 2014 19:22

The water woes of Hertzogville in the Free State are now over.  A R168 million water scheme was launched on Friday.

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Zanele Ka-Magwaza Msibi says that widows and orphans stands to benefit from the project.
Zululand Municipality allocates funds to develop co-operatives

Friday 14 March 2014 15:53

Women, especially widows from the deep rural area of Mona at Kwanongoma in northern KwaZulu-Natal, have been given a major financial boost by the Zululand District Municipality.

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Thulas Nxesi says that his department will be working closely with PSA and Nehawu.
Public Works, PSA and Nehawu sign framework agreement

Friday 14 March 2014 15:32

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi , Nehawu and the PSA have signed a framework agreement in Pretoria

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been speaking at the first annual fundraising function to benefit the KwaZulu-Natal Children's Hospital.
When the economy grows, job opportunities will be created: Gordhan

Saturday 8 March 2014 16:35

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says as long as business people don't actively participate in economic affairs, it will be difficult for government to alleviate unemployment in the country.

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Recently Gill Marcus said that the monetary policy alone will not address unemployment.
Controversy continues on impact of inflation target on job creation

Friday 7 March 2014 19:19

Leading Economist Dr Azar Jammine has expressed similar sentiments to those of Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus on inflation-targeting.

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AG has indicated that the administration had spent R 10 billion on consultants.
W Cape calls on ministers to account for wasteful expenditure

Friday 7 March 2014 15:21

Scopa is to call former Provincial Ministers Marius Fransman and Pierre Uys to account on their appointment of service providers that the Auditor General has found amounted to wasteful expenditure.

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