Unemployment

Things can’t stay the same: think black again!

I open the news channel on television these days and a lot quickly floods my mind. I just can't let go of...

Is the ‘sad generation’ really the future of South Africa?

Not so long ago, Statistics South Africa released the latest labour market figures that placed the unemployment rate at an all-time high...

Jobseekers: How to apply for a job in-person

The Jobseekers Series is a series of articles The Daily Vox team has put together to help prospective jobseekers. Job Seeking is...

The List: Popular job search websites in South Africa

The Jobseekers Series is a series of articles The Daily Vox team has put together to help prospective jobseekers. Job Seeking is...

Sports talent goes undiscovered as poverty and inequality grows

Tatjana Schoenmaker, South Africa’s gold-medal-girl, acted as a beacon of hope for the country when she proved to be the best breaststroke...

The Amazon Development might bring jobs while carting away biodiversity

The proposed multi-billion rand deal Amazon struck with the City of Cape Town is heading to court. Court papers have been filed...

What it means to be unemployed as a person with a...

On Monday I sat in a Zoom meeting with other Disabled people. We were discussing vaccine accessibility challenges. One of the statistics...

Help for jobseekers: Here’s how to write a CV

The Jobseekers Series is a series of articles The Daily Vox team has put together to help prospective jobseekers. Job Seeking is...

I lost my father, then my job, as Covid-19 fuelled youth...

I caught Covid-19 in December 2020. And I was incapacitated beyond function, my chest was tight and it was difficult to sleep....

Inequality of South African proportions

South Africa has been described as the most unequal society in the world. The racial and economic legacy of Apartheid has evolved...

News Flash: #SAShutdown targets community radio stations

Destruction continued in many communities in KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng on Wednesday as shutdown spreads to Mpumalaga and Northern Cape. 

#BeTheDrivingForce Jaryd and Min’entle

This week’s #BeTheDrivingForce conversation was the third in our series but the first one during Youth Month. It was only fitting that...

The Interview: Thapelo Mohapi on Abahlali baseMjondolo

Thapelo Mohapi, the former general secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers movement spoke to us about their members who were in...

Government portal to provide opportunities for young people

With an estimated youth unemployment rate of 55.75%,  young South Africans are ready to grasp any opportunity to make a living. Through...

Covid-19 relief grant recipients: Poverty alleviation must be consistent

In a recent ANC Lekgotla President Cyril Ramaphosa – in his capacity as president of the ANC – said the party had...

He went from unemployed to e-hailing entrepreneur in the pandemic

Mujaheed Martin started an e-hailing company in December 2020 in Mitchells Plain. We chat to him about changing gears on his employment...

A guide to managing anxiety in the workplace during COVID-19

Many South Africans have been going to work since level five restrictions eased in 2020. But as the new year arrived, many...

New Survey Shows South African Students Are Not Coping With E-learning

Youth Capital, a youth-led campaign with an Action Plan that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth...

South Africa’s Response To COVID-19 Worsens The Plight Of Waste Reclaimers

Melanie Samson, University of the Witwatersrand Lockdowns to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus are dramatically transforming people’s...

“Cry Of The Xcluded” Want a Say In Budget 2020

The Assembly of the Unemployed (AoU) and several trade unions have come together to protest the South African government’s economic policies. The...
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