Unemployment

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

5 Points From The ANC Election Manifesto

On Saturday, the African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa launched the party’s manifesto for the 2019 elections - promising an inclusive economy, and a...

Jeremy Mansfield to convert to Islam, open rehab centre for haters

Just days after he raised the ire of many over his comments on the refugee crisis in Europe, former radio personality Jeremy Mansfield says...

SAA to introduce virginity testing on Swazi flights

In a bid to boost dwindling sales, South African Airways (SAA) says it will introduce virginity testing on all its flights to Swaziland. The announcement comes after...

Malema faked matric results, report says

Sources at the department of higher education say EFF leader Julius Malema faked his matric results to keep out of the spotlight. One source told...

An open letter to outraged, middle-class South Africans

Abu O’Well received this letter from a friend in Alexandra:  Dear #NoToXenophobia people, Shaken up, aren’t you? You saw some knobkerries and hammers and you’re ready to...

The NYDA Needs To Drive Youth Proactiveness

South Africa’s youth faces many social challenges, which many feel are not being adequately addressed. From unemployment, poverty and inequality, disengaging in the labour...
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