Gov’t to create 2, 586 jobs


The Minister of State President, Kabo Morwaeng, told Parliament on Monday this week that government is considering to create 2, 586 jobs which will cost P486, 681, 036.

In his Committee of Supply speech, he said: “The demand for government delivery continues to grow; a total of 2, 586 positions costing P486, 681, 036 have been considered to be created from existing allocated ceilings as well as rationalisation of vacancies across the public service.”

He, however, said this is against the backdrop of the unfavourable economic outlook, which has caused zero growth in the 2024/2025 financial year. Currently, the unemployment rate is at 25.9% and it is regarded as one of the reasons which keep young people from the registration and polling stations.

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