South Africa is one of the countries that have a high number of unemployment rate and that unemployment rate increased last year during these lockdowns that were implemented to protect us from contacting this Corona Virus disease. We know very well that this Corona Virus disease is very dangerous, but our government forced people to stay home last year due to this Corona Virus disease and that’s where people found themselves unemployed.
Government promised people to protect their jobs but unfortunately our government didn’t keep its promises. Government then introduced these SASSA unemployment funds (R350’s) for unemployed people but more than 20% of these people who got those funds were not the ones who lost their jobs in lockdowns.
Government should bring back those funds and give those who are still struggling to find jobs till today. Government should at least increase those funds to R1250 per person so that people can be able to support their children.