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South Africa’s rising unemployment rate is evidence that the country’s current labour model is inadequate to stem the shedding of jobs, a labour expect said on Thursday.
Unemployment rose to 29 percent of the labour force in the second quarter of 2019 from 27.6 percent in the first, the highest since a quarterly labour force survey was introduced in 2008, Statistics South Africa said earlier this week.