Government’s R9bn jobs fund has new management

THE management of the government’s R9bn jobs fund, which is aimed at supporting job creation, will now be transferred to the newly established Government Technical Advisory Centre from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), the Treasury announced on Friday....

The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa

Youth unemployment has been inordinately high for many years in South Africa and is one of the country’s major socio-economic challenges.[1] Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world. In 2013,...