Unemployment

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...

Meet Property Stokvel Investment Club, A Cheaper Way For Young People...

Investing in and buying property is becoming an expensive commodity in South Africa. With ever increasing bond and home loan interest rates,...

Why Numsa and NUM Hate The New Independent Power Producers Deal

On Wednesday, energy minister Jeff Radebe signed a R55.92 billion contract with 27 independent renewable energy power producers which is set to...

Numsa: Workers Are Sidelined In The Renewable Energy Debate

Over the weekend, the National Union of Mineworkers South Africa (Numsa) released a strongly worded statement expressing disappointment in an earlier statement released by...

The DA and the EFF On The “Gupta stooge” And His...

It’s all eyes on the finance minister Malusi Gigaba and the budget speech he is expected to deliver on Wednesday afternoon. The minister is...

This Is Going To Be A Painful Budget Speech

Today, Malusi (trying-to-keep-my-job) Gigaba will deliver the 2018 budget. It will be painful for all of us, as government attempts to tackle the debt-monster,...

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...

By limiting access to treatment, poverty exacerbates mental illness

Mental illnesses, such as depression and anxiety, can affect anyone. Approximately about 4.5 million South Africans suffer from depression. Research has also shown that...

Job-hunting in 2018? Here’s why you should look in the Western...

The international workforce solutions company ManpowerGroup has released the results of its 2018 Employment Outlook Survey. The report forecasts how much companies in South...

Inequality of yesteryear breeds inequality in SA’s future job markets

South Africa's education system is considered to be one of the worst in the world. A 2015 study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

The case against the Shoprite 8 continues

The Shoprite 8 are still fighting for the charges against them to be dropped. They appeared at the Wynberg Magistrate's Court for the second...

Saftu still awaiting permission for a November general strike

Cosatu embarked on a national strike on Wednesday to protest corruption and state capture. The recently formed South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu)...

‘Radical economic transformation has been hijacked by a corrupt faction’

On Tuesday, Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, spoke at 'A Decent Standard of Living' conference organised by the...

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...

Young Kenyans are using Twitter to help them find jobs

Loise Wanjiku (23) was sure she would be employed as soon as she finished her internship but after days and months of using traditional...

“We didn’t know that baby Jayden would be the price we’d...

On Monday, 29 May, residents of the Foreman Road informal settlement marched to the Sydenham police station after the death of two-week-old Jayden Khoza,...

Workers’s Struggles For A Dignified Life Are Far From Over

The 1st of May marks International Workers Day and celebrates wage labourers and the working class. In a country that has an unemployment rate...

Medical interns are frustrated that they cannot get placement

Doctors across the country are embittered by the Department of Health (DoH) who have failed to allocate them internships, community service, or job placement....

What junk status means for the country, and for you

On Monday evening, ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to junk status. On Friday, a second ratings agency, Fitch,...

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...
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