RISE Mzansi Youth and Student Chapters concerned about young job seekers and young professionals

Remarks by
Lawrence Manaka
May 1, 2024

As South Africa commemorates Workers’ Day, RISE Mzansi reflects on the hard-won gains in labor rights and the ongoing challenges facing young professionals and job seekers. Issues like job scarcity, high living costs, and gender-based discrimination persist, with statistics revealing significant youth unemployment. RISE Mzansi emphasizes the urgent need for improved education and skills development to bridge the skills gap and boost economic prospects.

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