Tourism must reduce poverty

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the success of tourism will be judged by how much it contributes towards reducing poverty, inequality and unemployment. … [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...]

Nearly 3m households in agriculture

Pretoria – Nearly three million households in South Africa are engaged in agricultural activities, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says. … [Read more...]

SA, EU vow to tackle employment

Pretoria - The 6th South Africa-European Union (SA-EU) Summit ended on Thursday, with leaders in agreement that joint programmes were needed to address the common challenge of job creation. … [Read more...]

NDP critical for long term growth

Pretoria – The implementation of South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) by 2030 is critical to the country’s long term sustainability. … [Read more...]

SAA, union sign terms of reference

Pretoria - National carrier South African Airways (SAA) and the National Transport Movement (NTM) have signed an agreement on the terms of reference for the verification process that will help the union to gain recognition. … [Read more...]

Arts and Culture Job Creation

Cape Town - The Department of Arts and Culture is aiming to create tens of thousands of jobs through its rolling out of 28 heritage projects and with the launch of various new programmes under a new arts strategy, the Minister of Arts and … [Read more...]

SA to produce more doctors

Johannesburg - Government is looking at increasing the number of doctors produced by the country to ensure the success of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. Speaking at a New Age business briefing on Monday, Health Minister Dr … [Read more...]