Unemployment

The DCF’s work readiness programme to benefit final year students

Due to a shortage of skills and the high youth unemployment rate in South Africa, many tertiary graduates struggle to find employment...

Ambitious strategies are needed to turn the corner on South Africa’s...

There has been no notable change in South Africa's unemployment rate in recent years. Youth unemployment has always been a problem in...

Four major problems the July riots brought into sharp focus

The recent riots in South Africa have revealed a lot about where the country really is. People in South Africa are hungry,...

Mandatory vaccinations in workplaces are taking effect in South Africa

South African cellphone giant MTN is the latest company that has introduced mandatory vaccinations for all its employees. There have been questions...

YOUTH VOICE: Interview with Sihle Ma-Awu, employee of the YearBeyond Programme...

Youth Capital releases an annual publication that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth unemployment. The 2021...

Jason Bygate: Voices from the Youth Capital Network

Youth Capital releases an annual publication that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth unemployment. The 2021...

Pearl Pillay: Voices from the Youth Capital Network

Youth Capital releases an annual publication that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth unemployment. The 2021...

YOUTH VOICE: Lakiwe Blekiwe’s Story: “Mintor just made it easy for...

Youth Capital releases an annual publication that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth unemployment. The 2021...

How is the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme supposed to work?

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) has been marred by a funds scandal. Most recently, the National Arts Council (NAC) overspent their...

Voices from the Youth Capital Network: Rob Urquhart

Youth Capital releases an annual publication that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth unemployment. The 2021...

What does the National Youth Development Agency do?

On November 10, president Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a new board for the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA).  Asanda Luwaca was also appointed...

5 ways art can fight youth unemployment in South Africa

 As one of the key drivers that contribute to economic growth and job creation in the country, the art, culture and heritage...

LGE 2021: A vote of no confidence (statement from Cry of...

The 2021 Local Government Election results send a clear message to the country’s ruling elite: South Africa’s Xcluded have lost confidence in...

COVID-19 increased the already high unemployment in the Matjhabeng municipality

The Matjhabeng local municipality is part of Lejweleputswa district municipality. It is one of five municipalities in the district. The name is...

QTW+ webinar: what to wear for media interviews

On October 13,  Quote This Woman+ hosted a webinar on what to wear for media interviews. They were joined by Jackie May...

Nthabiseng Hlongwane’s love for dogs has blossomed into caring for them

Nthabiseng Hlongwane, an unemployed 30-year-old woman from Soshanguve, north of Pretoria has a strange and unusual love. Hlongwane's bizarre love for dogs...

Jobseekers: What goes into creating a professional work portfolio

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

Youth Unemployment in South Africa #BeTheDrivingForce

We all read the stats - youth unemployment is a ticking bomb- but what are we actually doing to ensure that young...

Jobseekers: hard skills vs. soft skills, what’s the difference?

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

Jobseekers: 7 common interview questions

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