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More entrepreneurs than employees

17 July 2014, 15:41

In South Africa the mind-set of hunting for a jobs after university should be amended. Instead of seeking for a job, a university graduate should have means to establish his/her own business in order to survive and eradicate poverty in community.

However, this seems as a dream and impossible to many of us because the effectiveness of some organisations that are set to succour us are nowhere to be found, e.g. National Youth Development Agency. The NYDA is squandering money while South Africa's youth is desperately in need of help and living in poverty.

The reality is that the Department of Small Business Development must come up with powerful strategies and measures to encourage university graduates to shift their focus from finding jobs to starting up their own businesses. If the government can’t serve, it means it can’t rule anymore.

Imagine, instead of youth drawing up plans to start their own businesses, their duty is to challenge corruption that is taking place in our beloved nation day and night. Change is needed, because once government introduces effective ways that can encourage graduates to start-up businesses, can in turn help the country to create more jobs for future graduates. Enough with employees, forward with entrepreneurs.

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