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South Africa’s schooling crisis

21 Dec 16
Nine million people are unemployed in South Africa.…

Want to increase unemployment? Here’s how

24 Nov 16
I have a confession to make. I am not an economist and I have not read any of the studies that either promote or oppose a national minimum wage.…

Business Day column: Minimum wage is an idea of megalomaniacal and uninformed politicians

28 Sep 16   Leon Louw
BE AFRAID, be very afraid. SA has tumbled down the Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) index to its lowest level to date. During apartheid, black people were denied economic freedom. Now, everyone is.…

The spectre of a national minimum wage

05 Jun 16   Temba A Nolutshungu
The jury has delivered its verdict. Organised labour, the Deputy President, the Minister of Labour and a host of other narrow vested interests have all been found guilty, on the basis of empirical evidence, of conspiring to exacerbate South Africa’s…

Feature article: Slash unemployment with Job Seekers Exemption Certificates

23 Mar 16   Eustace Davie
Allowing mass unemployment to steadily increase is not only cruel but unnecessary.…