ANC, DA, EFF youth leaders respond to unemployment rate spike

- | 4 months ago

ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general Njabulo Nzuza said the issue of unemployment among young people has, for quite some time, been a concern for the league, which has proposals to address the scourge.

One of those proposals is the scrapping of the entry-level job experience requirement, which the government is already implementing, Nzuza said. However, he said this would only allow young people to access jobs rather than create more of them.

The second proposal “is the issue of beneficiation”, Nzuza said, explaining that the country should move from exporting natural resources to instead export more finished products.

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