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.
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
Listen to the full interview below...