IF you invest in the young people, you invest in the future. Mandela Kapere, executive chairperson of the National Youth Council of Namibia, on the implementation of a youth division in each ministry in order to curb the youth unemployment which now reportedly stands at 68 percent.
THE minimum wage has been pegged above the affordable level. This is going to have serious negative social economic impact in the agriculture sector. Johannes Moller, the president of industry group Agri SA, on the 50 percent increase of farm workers wages in South Africa, which could consequently result in many farm workers losing their jobs as farm owners will not be able to afford to pay them.
From the History Books
SUFFERING has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but I hope into a better shape. Charles John Huffam Dickens, better known as Charles Dickens, (February 7 1812 June 9 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the worlds most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. His works include The Adventures of Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.