Cape Town’s efforts to address unemployment have been successful, as the city has the lowest unemployment rate among South Africa’s metros. Mayor Geordin HillLewis recognizes the progress made but acknowledges that there is still much to do to foster economic growth, lift people out of poverty, and create jobs.
Cape Town is making strides towards becoming Africa’s premier business destination, with a substantial decrease in unemployment. The city’s Mayor, Geordin HillLewis, credits this achievement to maintaining the lowest unemployment rate across the metros. However, there is still work to be done to drive further economic growth, alleviate poverty, and create additional job opportunities.