Despite today’s report that showed the official unemployment rate steady at 29.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019, South Africa’s largest employment services group predicted that employment numbers would likely continue to rise in 2020.
The government has been aiming for sustainable growth as part of the national Recovery Plan, aimed at changing South Africa as we know it. Now, the Driving Force for Change initiative has given youth a chance to play an active role in creating change.
The NSFAS N+ Rule has been around for some time, making the lives of some students difficult. Students said this rule has been negatively affecting them, as some were not able to finish their degrees with funding from NSFAS.