Unemployment

Why I Gave Up Corporate Life To Serve Gamalakhe Township

AS TOLD TO Phumelele Bohlale (34) a former senior employee at Unilever and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus left her...

Sewing Co-op In Tembisa Is Growing Jobs

Gathering women from her community, Joyce Phala started a sewing cooperative in Tembisa almost eight years ago. She wanted to help the...

Here’s How You Can Choose Your Career Wisely

Find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life, they say. It sounds like the simple answer to...

Zuma ‘forgives’ Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua

President Jacob Zuma says Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua should be spared criticism for the collapse of a church building which resulted in the deaths...

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

SPONSORED COMMENT The commemoration of Youth Day in 2019 comes at an important time for young people of South...

No jobs for South African Indians?

Claims have been made, by the DA in particular, that proposed new amendments to employment equity legislation will put Indian South Africans out of their jobs immediately. RUMANA AKOOB explores

How to tell if a private college is bogus or legit

After matriculating last year, many young people are trying, by all means, to ensure a place at institutions of higher learning for the 2018...

Stats SA: Women and children hit hardest by poverty

More than 50% of the South African population was living in poverty in 2015. This is according to a report released by Statistics South...

The Mbegu Platform: Helping The Youth Find Solutions To Problems In...

South Africa is failing its youth - particularly its poor youth. Despite the ability of young people to creatively pose solutions to the problems...

7 Alarming Unemployment Stats

Things are not looking good for South Africa’s unemployment rate, particularly the youth unemployment rate. The unemployment rate is now 27.6%, up...

The Mixed Messaging From Our Political Leaders Is Hurting Us

Most  South Africans are hurting. Those who are not may soon be in the same boat. As we begin the year 2020,...

Help The Homeless Keep Warm This Winter

Winter is just a few days away, and we have all seen homeless people in our areas and neighbourhoods. According to the Human Sciences...

How I Made It After Matric With No Degree

AS TOLD TO Zinhle Cingo (27) is a mother of two who runs various businesses to sustain herself and her family. Like many other young...

Survey Finds Young People Are Worried About War, Unemployment, and Corruption

“Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime” found the  Millennials on War survey from the International Committee of...

The Impossibly Tough Life Of Car Guards

"Some days are better than others, it all depends on people's kindness. Sometimes it's really hard to make ends meet but there's no other...

On Graduate Unemployment: “We Were Promised That Education Would Free Us...

Thousands of recent graduates in South Africa are stuck in the rut of unemployment despite the thousands they pumped into their educations. They are...

Hashim Amla to endorse ‘new’ product from Castle Lager

South African test cricket captain Hashim Amla has agreed to endorse a new product from Castle Lager, a source has revealed. A source at SABMiller,...

For many young South Africans, just looking for a job is...

Thabiso Dlamini (@Thabiso_Dlamini) is the founder of the Twitter discussion #JobSeekersWednesday. “We all know someone that is not employed and we know that unemployment...

Universities should offer practical qualifications that immediately qualify graduates for jobs

Dean Erasmus says that institutions of higher learning need to focus on the outcome of improving lives and finding work, rather than research. Looking at...

SA Muslims will have to wait for CAR booty

Hundreds of South African Muslim men have made enquiries into marrying destitute refugee women from the Central African Republic, a well placed sourced at the ...
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