Thousands offer to help a beggar find a job

pam green joseph thumbnailA homeless young man in Sandton, Johannesburg received more job offers than he could handle after a Good Samaritan made it her mission to help him when she came across him begging for a job instead of for money or food.

Plans to tap into South Africa’s oceans on track

Operation Phakisa to promote economic growth and job creation is surging ahead. Its oceans economy lab is in the implementation phase. This comes as South Africa's oceans are estimated to have the potential to contribute up to R177-billion to gross domestic product.

Tackling the Big Issue

The Big Issue has always aimed tall - creating jobs and tackling some of the obstacles that keep poor people from participating in society. Now the magazine, sold by homeless people in Cape Town and Johannesburg, is gearing up to go nationwide.