In an effort to promote careers in the rail and transport industry Prasa will be
awarding bursaries to deserving female learners in the Eastern Cape province. South
Africa is faced with a shortage of rail skills and the bursaries are expected to help
meet the demand.
Unemployment is a massive challenge that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis. With 55.75% of the country's youth unemployed, more focus should be placed on how youth can enter the job market without a formal tertiary qualification to contribute positively to the country's economy.