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Government corruption, protecting the SA economy, navigating political uncertainty, youth education and high levels of unemployment were the central themes discussed at the third annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Directors Event held last week.
SA’s high levels of unemployment, coupled with a skills shortage, were underlying themes of all three panel discussions.
The first panel discussion centred on finding ways to protect the economy.
The panel suggested that to foster job creation, existing businesses should expand and support the establishment of new, start-up businesses. Youth are affected most by unemployment, and a growing economy will ensure job creation.
The audience observed that SA was producing people who were not interested in the greater good, but only in self-enrichment. They questioned how accountability by elected leadership could be assured.
Suggestions to protect and grow the economy included recognising criminality for what it was, and there was a call for p...
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