Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Glimmer of Hope: Thousands to benefit from R7.9bn training programmes

Job creation, skills development and enabling entrepreneurship for unemployed youth, and beneficiaries for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and the Compensation Fund (CF) received a major boost on Wednesday when the Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, launched training programmes worth about R7.9 billion.

The programmes were launched in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), after the UIF and CF entered into partnership agreements with about 32 state-owned training providers and institutions to implement training of close to 160 000 learners over the next few years with the aim of creating jobs and entrepreneurs for youth in KZN and the... Read More