SA’s unemployment conundrum: a skills chasm or mindset constraint?

Covid-19’s devastating grip on economies may be dominating headlines, but in many parts of the world – specifically SA – chronic unemployment is arguably the more debilitating “pandemic”. With the world record for the highest unemployment rate, close to half our population (44.4%1) who are eligible to work, remain unemployed. 

The pressures of this social and economic reality manifest in multiple, devastating ways. Challenges catalysed include:..

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