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President Ramaphosa to receive update on Youth Employment Service

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday, 02 May 2019, receive an update on the Youth Employment Service (YES) which is a business-led collaboration with government and labour to create work opportunities for youth.

President Ramaphosa launched YES in 2018 as an initiative to place the needs of and opportunities for young people at the centre of inclusive economic growth.

YES partners will provide an update at an event in Sandton on Thursday 02 May 2019 where  Nedbank will be inducting the 3315  young people  the bank has signed for jobs.

The President will also make a call to the CEO of companies across industries who will be in attendance to support YES as one of the solutions to tackling youth unemployment in the country.

The event will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 02 May 2019
Time: 08:00 (Media to arrive at 07:00)
Venue: Nedbank Tom Boardman Auditorium, 135 Rivonia Road, Sandton Entrance 04, off Fredman Drive

Members of the media interested in covering the event are requested to immediately rsvp with Tsakane Khambane on 082 084 5566 or tsakane@presidency.gov.za and Kedibone Molopyane of Nedbank on 071 364 3479 by sending their names, ID/passport numbers and media house by no later than 14:00 on Wednesday, 01 May 2019.


Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707

Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria