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President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a progress report on the Framework Agreement reached in the 2018 Jobs Summit. Fin24 recaps what the agreement stated.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has done his best to tackle investor negativity, but the most urgent challenge is still to engage the unemployed, says Vuslat Bayoglu.
Business Unity South Africa CEO Tanya Cohen believes SA may exit the recession in 2019, but says but says there has been a decade of destruction and government must take some extraordinary steps to reverse it.
When Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor asked her son where he planned to work after graduating, he said to her, "Me? Work for somebody? I’m starting my own business."
No matter how much President Cyril Ramaphosa dresses up his approach to the jobs crisis, it doesn't change the reality, writes Mmusi Maimane.
In more than 20 years of senior management experience in South Africa, I have never, not once, had a discussion about how we could create new jobs.
Sibongile Khumalo takes a long, hard look at the interventions undertaken at the Jobs Summit - and their chances of working.
Business Unity South Africa vice president Martin Kingston says the last decade saw "significant damage" being done to the country due to various stakeholders dropping the ball - and it will take a long time to undo.
Fin24 looks at nine plans agreed to by business organisations, government, labour and community groups at the Jobs Summit in Midrand to almost double the number of jobs created every year.
Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a report from the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the progress made on the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit. This as Stats SA announced this week that the country was facing its highest unemployment level in 11 years.
Fin24 sat down with Tanya Cohen, CEO of Business Unity South Africa, the apex organisation that played a key role in coordinating business input to the Jobs Summit and Investment Conference.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This was clear at the Jobs Summit, when President Cyril Ramaphosa presented "the most direct way" to create jobs, says Terry Bell.
The Jobs Summit was all about the unemployed. So where were they? asks Tlhologelo Masehla.
Is a social compact really possible for South Africa that will encourage investment and grow jobs in the long run? asks Alan Hirsch.
A key ingredient was missing from the Jobs Summit, says A'Eysha Kassiem.
Interventions put in place at the Jobs Summit will help SA's sluggish economy on the path to recovery, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
The industry employers body hopes the proposed Mandela Platinum Rand - in honour of the late statesman’s centenary year - will become as popular as the Krugerrand.
The financial sector has committed R100bn over the next five years to support black businesses, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.
True, there's no quick fix. But send us, Mr President, says Sipho Pityana.
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