2,9-million South Africans of prime working age excluded from work and opportunities need new leaders who will fight for them

Remarks by
Songezo Zibi
March 2, 2024

RISE Mzansi National Leader, Songezo Zibi, addressed a gathering at the Department of Labour and Employment, advocating for the removal of age barriers in job opportunities. Joined by the National Leadership Collective, volunteers, and organizers, RISE Mzansi highlighted the plight of over 35s excluded from government jobs. Zibi emphasized that this discrimination affects 2.9 million South Africans, perpetuating poverty and insecurity among families. RISE Mzansi demands inclusivity in government programs, calling for the lifting of age restrictions to ensure dignity and economic stability for all.

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