Despite the perennial challenges of a constrained global and domestic economy, a tight fiscal environment, and a long drought season, the Eastern Cape economy has made a positive contribution towards creating employment and improving lives.
The launch of the Yekani Manufacturing factory at the East London Special Economic Zone (ELIDZ) is expected to create at least 1 000 new jobs for the community.
President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government’s commitment to investing in infrastructure as a means of stimulating growth and creating jobs.
With professional expertise in developing plans for the use of land area, an urban planner is responsible for creating, growing, and revitalizing community areas.
When Promise Machimane, 32, was retrenched from her bank job, she struggled to find employment for a number of years, a story that thousands of young people can relate to.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the South African tax system has to be redistributive if the country is to usher in radical socio-economic transformation.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has welcomed the increase in jobs created in the province between July and September.