What a job: Thulas Nxesi ‘being set up for failure’

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What a job: Thulas Nxesi ‘being set up for failure’

Issues preventing employment must be dealt with before new labour minister can turn situation around, analysts say

Luyolo Mkentane

The prospects of newly appointed employment and labour minister Thulas Nxesi creating much-needed jobs are near impossible, analysts say.

They argue that Nxesi is being set up for failure if fundamental issues preventing employment in SA are not dealt with.

Nxesi, the former public works and sports minister, is the deputy national chairperson of the SA Communist Party (SACP). He also had a stint as general secretary of the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union...

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