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South Africa – 2017 Total Workforce Index™ Country Profile Article

The jobless rate in South Africa is now at a 14-year high, topping 36% inclusive of the inactive unemployed labor force. The South African workforce has a nearly 95% literacy rate, but while approximately half are proficient in English only 10% of the total workforce is classified as contingent. This is evidence of a skills mismatch between the available...

South Africa: Large Potential for Growth in Manufacturing and Exports

South Africa is poised to tumble into recession next quarter, after the economy contracted by 1.3% in the second quarter of 2015. South Africa is in a battle to become more innovative and proactive, with regards to being less dependent on extractive industries, and creating new ways to become more valuable to the world economy. A recent report from...