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SA’s latest jobs data paints a grim picture.

According to Stats SA, total employment contracted by 5.8% between December 2019 and December 2020. The data comes nearly three years after President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Youth Employment Service Initiative (YES)​, which aims to ease the high level of youth unemployment in the country.

Business Day TV’s Alishia Seckam spoke to YES CEO Tashmia Ismail-Saville for more detail.

Youth Employment Service Initiative CEO Tashmia Ismail-Saville talks to Business Day TV about how youth unemployment

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