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Beware scams! South African discount retailer Game doesn’t advertise jobs on Facebook

A number of Facebook pages are advertising jobs at Game, a South African discount retailer.

The pages have titles like “Government Jobs Application Page”, “Imisebenzi kagovernment” (“government jobs” in isiZulu), “Imisebenzi” (“jobs”) and “Jobs and careers”.

The posts all give job seekers links to websites where they can supposedly apply for the jobs. 

But none of the sites have anything to do with Game stores. Game’s official game website is

‘We don’t advertise on Facebook’

Africa Check asked Natasha Robain from Game’s customer care department if the job ads were real.

“Kindly be advised that we do not advertise our vacancies on Facebook or any other social media platform,” she told us.

“If there are any vacancies available, we advertise them on reputable job portals like Pnet, Jobmail and  Career24 etc.” – Dancan Bwire


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