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Ntombela challenges Free State youth

Youth in the Free State have been challenged to emulate the class of 1976 that bravely fought against an unjust system. Premier Sisi Ntombela said...

Celebrating June 16

Commemorating the 46th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, Bloemfontein Courant spoke to the youth of the City of Roses to get a sense...

SA has worst unemployment rate among world’s economic data-tracking countries

Stanlib chief economist, Kevin Lings said he is not aware of any country that produces economic data on a regular basis that has an...

FS sees largest drop in employment figures

The Free State has recorded the largest decrease in employment figures for the first quarter of 2021, shedding 42 000 jobs. This is according to...

Can your side hustle get you fired?

In the age of pandemics and other socio-economic upheavals, relying on a single income may prove risky, especially as joblessness continues to rise. Statistics South...

#Unemployment a concern in FS – Brown

Free State Finance MEC Gadija Brown has expressed her concern at the increasing unemployment rate in the province. OFM News reports, tabling the 2020/21 Adjustment...

#Unemployment, lack of township economy a concern in FS

Boosting the Free State economy and addressing high unemployment rates remains a top priority in the province. This is according to the Free State...

Ramaphosa calls on youth to be innovative in fight against unemployment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the Covid-19 pandemic “has exacerbated an already dire situation” of youth unemployment in South Africa, which remains the country’s...

Ramaphosa’s youth plan lacks focus – education NGO

President Cyril Ramaphosa's plan to tackle youth unemployment lacked critical focus because it fails to speak to the high rate at which pupils drop...

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020 – study

According to a study conducted by Ipsos Pulse of the People™ last year, many South Africans feel that 2020 is likely to bring “more...

Angry residents ‘shut down’ bus depot construction

Community members of Heidedal have shutdown construction at the IPTN Depot in New East End this morning. About seven construction vehicles were escorted from...

ANC declares unemployment a national disaster – Magashule

He said they would not rest until the unemployment rate had shrunk from 27% to 14% over the next five years. Briefing the media after...

Van Stadensrus rife with service delivery problems

Van Stadensrus, a sleepy town located about 30 km south of Wepener, is faced with a number of service delivery related issues compounding the...

Students urged to pursue scarce skills occupations

High youth unemployment rate should not prohibit prospective students from pursing tertiary education. This is according to the North West University’s Vice Chancellor, Dan...

Unemployment tackled with Operation Hira

Hundreds of potential employees rushed to the Bloemfontein City Hall on Monday and Tuesday hoping to fill vacant positions within the Department of Correctional Services. PHOTO: MARK STEENBOK

SA’s GDP growth depends heavily on the growth on several factors:...

THANDI XABA The rand has lost between half and two-thirds of its value against the US dollar every decade going back to the 1980s and...

South Africa’s unemployment rate down – Stats SA

THANDI XABA Data shows that South Africa's unemployment rate has dropped to 25% in the labour force in the second quarter from 26.4% in the...

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