The number of employed people has increased in South Africa since 1994. But comparisons of absolute numbers don’t present the full picture.
Two years ago Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress government assumed office on the back of promises of change. Are they being met halfway into the president’s tenure?
South Africa’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, recently claimed that the country has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world and that young people make up the majority of the unemployed. Both these claims are correct.