Ramaphosa's measures to tackle unemployment welcomed

During the State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a number of measures to tackle unemployment in the country.

He says unemployment in the country has reached crisis proportions.

Statistics SA released the latest unemployment figures which are at 29.1%

Clement Manyathela speaks to development economist Ndumiso Hadebe about the new measures.

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The number of measures that the president had mentioned last night are indeed welcomed.

Ndumiso Hadebe, Development economist

The only reservation I have is whether or not it speaks to the demand requirements of the labour market in South Africa.

Ndumiso Hadebe, Development economist

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