There was precious little in finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech to provide any comfort that the government has a plan to solve the jobs crisis.

SA is battling an unemployment rate of 29.1%, its highest since 2008. In his budget speech on Wednesday, Mboweni said achieving economic growth and higher employment levels "requires a plan". He did not, however, provide any clue as to what this plan might be...

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