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Nxesi: There's No law That Prohibits Foreigners From Working In South Africa

The unemployment rate in south africa is rising sky high and the various organizations are beginning to question the employment ratios between foreigners and the south africans in various sectors.South Africa has more than two million employers as the minister of labour and employment would have it,some of the employees seems to have found treasure in the foreign nationals,Nxesi confirmed that they have made arrests with respect to the issue of employing the illegal foreigners since last year and they have found that there are some of the employers who are employing ninety percent of the foreigners and sidelined the south africans.The minister of labour and employment Thulas Nxesi was invited by the eNCA yesterday afternoon,Nxesi was specifically invited to brief the viewers about what his department has been doing to make sure that the south Africans are not sidelined when looking for the jobs.When asked about the laws regulating the employment of foreigners and the and scarce skills list,Nxesi said there are no laws that are prohibiting the foreigners from working in south africa and there's no scarce skills list.He went on to tell the ENCA that the laws are yet to be established.The host news anchor went on to question Nxesi about the views of the premier of Kwazulu natal Sihle Sikalala that the low and Semi skilled jobs should be reserved for south africans,Nxesi agreed with the views but told the eNCA news reader that south africa cannot sideline the foreigners,they must atleast come up with the reasonable quotas.this came after the Patriotic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters leaders,Gayton McKenzie and Julius Malema respectively,made the move to resolve some of the social issues affecting the ordinary south africans.Malema had yesterday visited one of the restaurants situated in the Mall of Africa to question the employment ratio between South Africans and the Zimbabweans,however,the restaurant management didn't give Malema what he wants,instead,they asked him to do the things in writting.

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