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Entrepreneurship key for jobless youth

The way forward is to boost economic growth and turn Africa’s youth into entrepreneurs, which means looking at what is taught at schools and universities, among other elements.
State targets youth unemployment

Tech giants, Seta team up to train youth

In a bid to help tackle skills development and job creation within the ICT sector, Vodacom has partnered with Cisco and MICT-Seta to empower unemployed youth with ICT skills training.

SA's social investment exchange

Cape women sew up success

Taunina soft toys are sold in some of the world’s most exclusive boutiques, but they are made in Cape Town by previously disadvantaged women. The project is a means of securing financial freedom for these entrepreneurs.
• SA to create 5-million new jobs

Teaching teens to fish

Instead of donating money to children’s shelters, a Johannesburg businessman has set up an initiative to help teens from shelters learn to live sustainable, productive lives as adults through creating mentorships.
• Meds on wheels for positive change

Govt to speed up compensation fund

Formal employment on the up

Employment in South Africa's formal non-agricultural sector grew slightly between the third and fourth quarters of last year, Statistics SA reports.

Creating chances for South Africa’s youngsters

A unique Eastern Cape social intervention programme, aimed at young people affected in one way or another by HIV/Aids, is using the hospitality and ecotourism industries as a springboard for skills development and employment opportunities.
Empowering youth for a bright futu

SA's BPO 'window of opportunity'

South African economy adds jobs

South Africa's unemployment rate fell from 25% to 23.9% in the fourth quarter of 2011. Jobs in the country's formal sector registered the highest year-on-year growth since the end of the recession in 2009, although the informal sector continued to shed jobs.
SA Legacy campaign: programme

Youth employment subsidy from 2012

South Africa's National Treasury hopes to implement a R5-billion youth employment subsidy, which compensates employers for taking on young employees, from 1 April 2012, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Mass literacy campaign makes strides

Youth employment subsidies on the cards

The South African government is to table proposals to subsidise the cost of hiring young workers to encourage companies to take on inexperienced staff, as the country focuses on job creation targeting youngsters.
Unemployment insurance expands

Unemployment insurance expands

The Unemployment Insurance Fund had registered over R27.8-billion in collections by the end of March 2008, and now covers almost half of South Africa's working population.


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