This Saldru seminar is being presented by Dieter von Fintel
Date: 7 March 2007
Venue: Robertson Room, 4th Floor, Leslie Social Science Building
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit
by Hilary Joffe, Business Day, 28 February 2007
GOVERNMENT is committed to halving unemployment and poverty by 2014, in line with the promise the ruling African National Congress (ANC) made in its 2004 election manifesto. But though we have an official unemployment rate - Statistics SA's most recent Labour Force Survey puts it at 25,6% - we have not, until now, had an official poverty rate. Read the article.