Tag: youth unemployment
Deep inequalities – South Africa's income inequality is among the highest globally, as measured by the Gini index – and resistance to reforms from key stakeholders limit the government's room to adopt and implement structural reforms.
You could argue the grandchildren of the young bloods of Soweto have more opportunities without the pass laws and police that haunted their forebears; yet how much opportunity will any have in an economy that is unable to absorb them?
Back in 2016, KCB Group and Mastercard Foundation entered into a partnership worth $30 Million with the aim of addressing youth unemployment and 2jirajiri was born. 3 years later – CEO of KCB Foundation speaks on the progress of the Kenya and Rwanda based program thus far. Jane Mwangi, Managing Director of KCB Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.
The number of unemployed persons in South Africa has increased in every first quarter of each year since 2013.
With the elections less than a week to go before elections President Cyril Ramaphosa went into the heart of the business world in Sandton, to talk of two of the biggest issues in this year’s polls – youth unemployment and education.
With the rise of youth unemployment and job scarcity, should we explore entrepreneurship as an alternative? CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke to Josh Adler, Executive Director of Anzisha Prize about developing entrepreneurship into a career.