With South Africa's ever growing unemployment rate, landing a job is probably the best feeling any job seeker can have.
This is true for @SpuraMaluda, who took to social media to share the exciting news that she secured a job for 2019.
In a twitter post, she wrote: "Officially employed for 2019 oh my god!!! All those applications and ‘we regret to inform you’ emails. I got the job guys"
Her tweet was met with just as much excitement and congratulatory message:
Other pointed out that their struggle for employment continues:
In October, Briefly.co.za reported that StatsSA's numbers paint a dark and worrying picture.
In the last 10 years, 1.7 million South Africans have become unemployed. According to the statistics, 6.1 million people are currently unemployed - 27.2% of the population.
The overall unemployment rate for men is 25.3% and women have a rate of 29.5%.
Black women have the highest unemployment rate at 33.2%. Coloured women are second with 22.9% unemployment, followed by Asian/Indian women at 12.2%. White females have the lowest unemployment rate of women and men of all races at 7.4%.
Black men reached an unemployment rate of 28.2%, followed by coloured men who stand at 23.6%. Indian/Asian men have a significantly lower unemployment rate of 9.4% and white males stand at 8.5%.
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