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President Ramaphosa Salutes Amazon for 3000 Jobs Creation in SA

Dominich 06/24/2020

The President Cyril Ramaphosa saluted US multinational technology company Amazon for its drive to recruit up to 3 000 South Africans by the end of this year.

With the raise of unemployment in South Africa due to covid-19 economic crisis Amazon creates 3,000 new jobs in SA, you can work from home and all you need is matric along with the electronic support to work virtually.

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The posts range from customer service associates to technical experts who will work virtually and provide 24/7 support to Amazon customers in North America and Europe, the company said.

The President recently said in his weekly newsleeter the the economy is in a big crisis but he remains optimistic that it will gradually return to normal.

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“Our economy is in the throes of the anticipated fallout from this global crisis. The predictions of businesses shutting down and jobs being lost are materialising.

“Last week, a number of companies announced plans to retrench staff. From aviation to construction, from entertainment and leisure to hospitality, companies have indicated their intention to retrench staff because of heavy losses incurred over the past three months.”

Especially young people are disproportionately are being affected by the jobs purge triggered by the Covid-19 economic crisis.

This is according to a report recently released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which tracks the continued effects of the pandemic and global efforts to curb infections.

Saluting Amazon for helping fighting unemployement in SA, he writes:

“The announcement last week by Amazon that it is on a drive to hire up to 3 000 South Africans for a variety of positions is a welcome signal, as is the announcement that local energy storage company Metair has secured a number of contracts from the Ford motor company, and that the Pan-African cloud and data solutions entity Africa Data Centres has acquired a hi-tech data centre in Johannesburg.”

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