Voices of Youth Feature: A Narrative of a South African Graduate

By Itumeleng Mphure My day has finally come! As I shop for the perfect dress I cannot help but feel like I am on top of the world. The four years of sleepless nights spent studying and living on coffee and energy drinks are finally paying off. I am finally graduating with my Bachelor’s degree.

By |Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Voices of Youth Feature: A Narrative of a South African Graduate

Private sector, ‘care economy’ will be key engines of job creation for next 5 years – UN report

Private sector services, such as business and administrative services, and real estate, as well as related industries, will employ more than a third of the global workforce over the next five years, according to new data released by the United Nations labour agency. “Service sector employment will remain the most dynamic with respect to job

By |Tags: , |Comments Off on Private sector, ‘care economy’ will be key engines of job creation for next 5 years – UN report

One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

ILO - Rama Sagama had been unemployed for three years in Tabata, a fast growing high-density suburb in Tanzania’s largest city of Dar es Salaam. The trek of about 10 kilometres to get to the Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA) offices in the city centre made it even more difficult for him to find work.

By |Tags: , , , |Comments Off on One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

Entrepreneurship Provides an Answer to Youth Unemployment in South Africa

16 September 2014 - Meet 34-year-old Julius Sematla from Mentz village, Limpopo province. Five years ago, he was staying with his parents and jobless. Out of desperation, he bought a few packets of candy to resell, just to get a bit of pocket money. After realizing that he could sell the candy quickly, he thought

By |Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Entrepreneurship Provides an Answer to Youth Unemployment in South Africa