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Doors open for youth in construction

Midvaal – For years Tumelo Alton thought construction was only about pushing bricks in wheelbarrows but the National Human Settlements Youth Brigade Programme has opened his eyes to other career possibilities in the sector. … [Read more...]

Stimulating investment in vehicle production

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. … [Read more...]

Economic growth key to stabilising food security

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana says the economic growth remains the main vehicle for reducing poverty, food security and job creation. … [Read more...]

Job opportunities to be created

Keiskamashoek – President Jacob Zuma today announced that more than six million job opportunities will be created over the next five years through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). … [Read more...]

Productivity stats 2013 released

South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy. … [Read more...]

Youth employment review released

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group. … [Read more...]

No need for agents when registering a company

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged the public not to use false agents and intermediaries when registering their companies at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). … [Read more...]

Youth Moving SA Forward

While unemployment among young people has remained stubbornly high following the 2008 recession, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is beginning to see the positive impact of its varied interventions to ride out this … [Read more...]

Vocational learning with Swiss precision

A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do well in the workplace. … [Read more...]

R50bn to revive SA’s railway system

In a big move to revitalise South Africa’s rail system, Transnet has awarded a R50 billion contract for the building of 1 064 modern and technologically advanced locomotives. … [Read more...]