South Africa’s electricity supply issues are well documented. Sometimes there simply isn’t enough electricity to go around, leading to regular scheduled power cuts (known as “load-shedding”). An ageing and unreliable electricity supply infrastructure, which requires increasing amounts of maintenance and money to keep it running, is struggling to keep up with demand. Benjamin Curnier, Cape Business News, 10 August 2016.
Skills crisis: New system to train artisans The National Business Initiative (NBI) hosted a thought leadership and dialogue session under the theme, ‘Accelerating Youth Transitions into the Labour Market’ at the end of August 2016.