On Wednesday Workers’ Day rallies around the country focused on the rights of workers.
Analysts say most young people around the world struggled to break into the job market when starting out but youth unemployment in South Africa is unusually high at 54%.
Head of the Skills and Employment programme for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Fati N’ZI-Hassane, says the fight against youth unemployment in Africa will be in vain if African countries fail to unite.
Some young people in the streets of Durban have reacted with skepticism to the ANC’s 2019 election manifesto.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says at least 300 000 jobs will be created annually through the Youth Employment Service initiative.