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Will forthcoming job summit provide solutions to SA's mass unemployment crisis?

3 October 2018 10:27 AM
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Economy
Jobs
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Unemployment in SA currently stands at just over 27%

There've been mixed opinion on whether this week's two day Job Summit will provide solutions to unemployment in South Africa.

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has said the summit will not help reduce unemployment and poverty in the country.

READ: 'We have become so stuck with particular ways of doing things'

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa, executive director at the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) Ann Bernstein says South Africa's present approach to growth and to jobs has led us to having the deepest unemployment crisis in the world.

What we have to do is realise the extent and scale of this crises and decide to do some different things.

Ann Bernstein, Executive Director at the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE)

You have to create jobs for the workforce we actually have, not the workforce we want.

Ann Bernstein, Executive Director at the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE)

Listen below to the full interview:


3 October 2018 10:27 AM
Tags:
Economy
Jobs
Jobs Summit
unemployement

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