JOHANNESBURG, 16 JUNE 2018   The youth of 1976 faced the struggle against apartheid head-on. Forty two years later, the straggle has changed. With South Africa’s unemployment increasing by 1 million over the past year, which leaves about six million unemployed youth facing the despair of financial distress – robbing them of their dignity and […]

Kickstart Your Career!

5000 youth from over 20 schools are attending the Soweto Career Expo on the 24-25 May in Orlando. According to Kgupi Gunguluza, the CEO of the Soweto Career Expo, The Annual Soweto Career Day and Expo is an interactive platform to share information about career awareness and development initiatives. With that in mind, this year […]

Deal to Create 75 000 Jobs in IT Sector Over Three Years Sealed

17 May 2018 EYEWITNESS NEWS, Pelane Phakgadi The Jobs Summit initiative has signed an agreement with the Information Technology Association (ITA) to provide at least 75,000 jobs in the IT sector in the next three years. The initiative was launched last year by then deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. This year, President Ramaphosa committed the government to work […]

Jobs Summit at the Future of Technology Conference 2018

With the fourth industrial revolution upon us, there are fears that technology will kill jobs. But delegates at the Future of Technology conference underway in Johannesburg heard that more jobs are being created but they are for highly skilled people. The Information Technology Association and the Job Summit have pledged to create 75-thousand jobs over the next three years.

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Jobs Summit | Press Statement Feb 2018

President’s new cabinet ready for the Jobs Summit President Cyril Ramaphosa declared 2018 as the year of job creation. How well is the new cabinet suited to advance that goal? From the perspective of the Jobs Summit, we say; President Ramaphosa is doing everything possible to stabilise the country. By in large, the people he […]

SONA 2018 – Summary of key points made by Cyril Ramaphosa

Summary of Actions in the State of the Nation Address 16th February 2018 Transformation Support black industrialists – to build a new generation of black and women producers that are able to build enterprises of significant scale and capability. Use competition policy to open markets to new black entrants. Invest in the development of township […]

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