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#Budget2024: Why South Africa can’t afford to stop the presidential employment stimulus

21 February 2024

Eight in 10 young unemployed people have never had a job before. The Social Employment Fund is not perfect but it’s the best tool we have right now to ensure that young people gain their first work experience, alleviate poverty in communities and boost national spending. The programme needs government’s budgetary commitment in the medium term, write Juanita Pardesi and Kristal Duncan-Williams.

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