How do we create jobs?

Employment statistics released by Stats SA today show that South Africa added 43 000 jobs for the last quarter of 2015, with trade sector doing the best of all.

But columnist for City Press and Fin24 Terry Bell says it is not good news. He provides a piercing analysis of why South Africa has failed and continues to fail in its sorely needed job creation

We have never had any comprehensive policy. We don't have a holistic approach. We don't have any foresight and very little planning.

Terry Bell, Comunist City Press and Fin24

Listen to Terry explain where we have gone wrong and just how the country could develop certain industries like the beleaguered mining sector to create far more job opportunities.


This article first appeared on 702 : How do we create jobs?


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