The Times of Swaziland –


The Times of Swaziland – Main Stories: “MBABANE-In what can best be described as the year of doom in the employment sector, it has been confirmed that at least 15 000 people will have lost their jobs by the end of June this year.

This shocking figure emanates from the textile industry as the introduction of China into the World Trade market and the strengthening of the Rand wreck economic havoc in many countries who are beneficiaries of the African Growth And Opportunity Act (AGOA).”

This is not something that is surprising to me – especially given the complaints about lack of jobs that I heard from so many of the Swazis I spoke to during my visit last week.

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