Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says young people need to be given an enabling environment in order to access employment opportunities.
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will on Thursday host a liquor industry transformation seminar in Midrand.
South Africa has been able to meet 50% of its target for food production in the fourth quarter of 2016, despite the drought.
Education is the single most important element that can take South Africa forward, says Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe.
The Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Commission has spoken out on “rife fronting”, which it says continues to happen in the South African economy.
Government’s calls for South African youth to start up their own businesses, especially against the backdrop of a sluggish economy and the high unemployment rate, have started bearing fruit.
Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has encouraged young South Africans to start their own businesses.
Students have raised their concerns regarding access to financial aid and studying and living conditions at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) during a visit by President Jacob Zuma to the university’s Soshanguve campus.