Jobs needed for Africa's youth time bomb - expert

2016-05-25 06:00

The most crucial aspect for Africa to successfully benefit from its own greatest asset - its growing young population - is job creation, says an expert.

No wage increase for Anglo Platinum workers in Zim

2016-05-20 19:14

Anglo Platinum has not offered its employees in Zimbabwe a pay hike this year despite the mining chamber and mine workers unions agreeing to a 1.5% wage increase.

An expert’s solution – A plan to regenerate SA from bottom up

2016-05-19 07:51

Business and engineering have remedies for the economic and social chaos SA faces, says engineer Greville Wood.

How do we fix SA's skills shortage?

2016-05-12 07:35

Can Africa turn its young population into a dividend rather than a burden, asks Nicolaas Kruger.

Van Vuuren: Jobs crisis has arrived – Hints of a ‘worse than’ 2008 repeat

2016-05-10 20:51

An analyst digs a little deeper into quarterly jobs numbers, which saw more than 350 000 people lose their jobs at levels close to those of the 2008 recession.

US employers add fewest workers in seven months

2016-05-06 15:35

The US jobless rate has held steady, as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring.

Private sector output falls further

2016-05-05 14:09

Activity in private sector has contracted again in April, albeit at a slower pace than it had in the previous month, as output and new orders fell and companies cut jobs.

Nearly 60 000 in SA face jobs axe, report shows

2016-04-26 12:57

South Africa is in the midst of an almost perfect storm that is destroying jobs, says Solidarity CEO Dr Dirk Hermann.

Tshwane's economy performing better than rest of SA - Ramokgopa

2016-04-21 16:21

Tshwane’s economy is performing better than the country as a whole, Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says.

Maynard: Estimating SA’s informal economy – a hefty contribution

2016-04-18 15:44

How big is SA's informal economy? Punching the numbers using complicated spreadsheets, an independent economist reckons it is around 8-12 percent of the total.


Adcorp prevails despite labour law changes

2016-05-24 19:20

Listed workforce management group, Adcorp Holdings, announced group revenues increased by 17% to R15.6bn for the financial year ended February 29 2016.

Political Alzheimers – Zuma’s black entrepreneurs fund. Wessels explains why.

2016-05-20 07:12

There's little hope for Zuma's new multibillion fund for entrepreneurs without evidence of a radical rethink of strategies that continue to waste billions, says an expert.

We can grow the economy in townships - minister

2016-05-12 14:32

Ministers are drafting a development plan to incorporate areas of potential economic growth, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti.

Double trouble for SA over soaring unemployment

2016-05-11 07:37

South Africa's alarming unemployment rate is both a crisis and an indictment, and represents double trouble for the country, warn business groups.

Lehohla: Govt policy fails to solve unemployment

2016-05-09 14:54

The South African government is not doing enough to address unemployment in the country, says Stats SA statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Siegel worried machines will take jobs

2016-05-05 14:11

David Siegel, co-founder of $35bn quantitative hedge fund firm Two Sigma, says he’s very worried that machines could soon cost large swaths of the workforce their jobs.

Du Plessis: No joy this Worker’s Day – jobs disappearing, layoffs growing

2016-05-02 11:35

The retrenchment figures are but a drop in the ocean compared with the number of voluntary and early retirement packages granted and jobs that have been frozen.

Six-month ultimatum for EE transgressors

2016-04-25 13:18

Employers who do not meet employment equity criteria as stipulated by law have six months to rectify the situation, warns Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Intel to slash up to 12 000 jobs in restructuring

2016-04-21 07:34

Intel will cut up to 12 000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to shake up its business to reduce dependence on the slumping personal computer market.

Inside Labour: Steeling ourselves for further calamity

2016-04-15 06:47

SA should be laughing producing good quality ore for good quality steel to make good quality products, yet thousands of jobs are on the line, says Terry Bell.

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