Mzansi shooketh after skyrocketing unemployment stats released - 'We are in a crisis'

Statistics South Africa released shock unemployment figures on Tuesday, revealing just how troubled the country is as far as joblessness is concerned.

The Quarterly Labour Survey indicated that while employment in some industries such as trade had increased, more people who were hired in private households, mining and transport were let go.   Unemployment has increased from 27.

6% in the first quarter to 29% in the second.

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