Gauteng unemployment rate declines by 0.4% - David Makhura

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has delivered his political report to the Provincial Legislature.

Makhura says the Gauteng economy has recorded the highest number of new jobs.

The 126 000 jobs led to a 0.4 decrease in the unemployment rate in the province.

Listen to EWN reporter covering the story, Clement Manyathela, below for more information on Makhura's political report...


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