The unemployment rate has increased to 27.7%.
This is the highest it has been since September 2003.
Could Government have prevented this?
How much is the Gupta love affair to blame?
Are these issues linked?
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Adrian Saville, Professor at Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs).
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
If senior cabinet ministers and our president were as busy at building the country as they were feathering their own nest; how different would life be in South Africa?— Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show
They’re furiously busy building empires of their own.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
Between six and nine million jobs is required… We need a decade, or more, of fast economic growth to create that.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
Youth unemployment is a scourge of society. It’s a burden people carry with them all their lives.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
There’s a structural issue.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
In industry after industry in South Africa, mid and small-sized businesses are missing.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
In the absence of rule of law you won’t get the elevated levels of investment we need.— Dr Adrian Saville, Gibs
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
Why is its registered address that of a violin shop? Bruce Whitfield interviews Intellidex’s Stuart Theobald.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Econometrix Treasury Management Director George Glynos.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ball, who created Jonathan Ball Publishers 41 years ago.
eSports are more than just a game now and may even be an Olympic sport by 2024.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews branding and advertising expert Andy Rice.
The business of cycling... The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Team Dimension Data’s Doug Ryder.
NSRI has manged to free a southern right whale entangled in ropes in Fish Hoek, False Bay.
Tom Callaghan at Grahamtek says desalination tender is not viable for business but will bid for the large-scale land based plant.
Snake catcher Shaun McCleod says about 99% of snakes in the WC are just looking for food.
Spokesperson Byron Kennedy says the problem was a configuration change on their billing system.
Simon Allison, Africa Editor at the Mail & Guardian explains the political considerations behind Mugabe's diplomatic immunity.
Phillip de Wet, Associate Editor at Mail & Guardian breaks down the sale of Gupta owned ANN7 TV Station and The New Age paper.
On Saturday international relations minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane granted diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Business Leadership South Africa’s Mohale for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.