Month: September 2017

How Can South Africa Empower the Future Citizens of the Economy?

It’s no secret that South Africa’s youth are suffering from high levels of social dislocation and marginalisation due to amplified levels of unemployment, inequality and skills shortages across the country which in turn prevents them from becoming active economic citizens.   According to StatSA, 66% of the total population...

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Accelerating Skills Development and Shining Light in Dark Places

According to Statistics South Africa, the local unemployment rate is currently 27.7% which is the highest it’s been since September 2003. Statistician-general Pali Lehohla says that unemployment remained high among those with an education level of less than matric at 33.1%, which is 5.4 percentage points higher than the...

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