Watch: DJ Zinhle under fire for saying South African youths are ‘unemployable’

Watch: DJ Zinhle under fire for saying South African youths are ‘unemployable’

Watch: DJ Zinhle under fire for saying South African youths are ‘unemployable’
Watch: DJ Zinhle under fire for saying South African youths are ‘unemployable’

African number 1 female DJ, reality TV star, and businesswoman, DJ Zinhle, has been criticized for her comments condemning the youth of South Africa as “unemployable.”

The performer and business visionary who claims the Time realm shared her sees in an meet with Radio 702 final week.

Speaking to Relebogile Mabotja, DJ Zinhle examined her different trade wanders, counting her prevalent Period adornments line and her fizzled Jiyane Atelier furniture collection, which she unobtrusively closed down final year.

She too uncovered her major fuss: not being able to discover satisfactory talented work to fill positions at her different Time branches around the country.

She said of her encounters: “One thing almost South African youth is not fair that they are unemployed, a part of them are unemployable. They don’t have the ability that is required. It bugs me how long it takes for us to fill in positions at Time. In a nation that has so much unemployment”.

She proceeded: “I haven’t had a Dad for a long time. Since each time I discover a Dad, it doesn’t work out since possibly they fair can’t keep up with me.

When inquired if she was able to give the vital abilities to imminent workers, she said: “If I am running a organization that is built on aptitudes, I don’t have time to educate somebody new….In terms of the number of understudies that are graduating each year, there has to be a way better plan”.

DJ Zinhle moreover requested to the government to help her in giving abilities preparing so that she might develop her trade and utilize more individuals.

On the X stage, numerous tweeps condemned DJ Zinhle for her comments and state of mind as a commerce proprietor.

@Penelope_Makala: “I love Dj Zinhle, but I’m speaking as an HR person, and I believe any skill can be taught. Hire graduates and train them. We hire attitude and train for one to become skilled.STOP saying they’re unemployable !”

@yolie6069: “At least she has the privilege of having a business supported by the same unemployable youth. She should train them so that they can qualify for her stores.

@bozzie_t: “DJ Zinhle says millions of unemployed youth are not skilled enough to sit behind the counter and sell earrings and sunglasses.”

@tumeloditle: “In a country with unemployed medical doctors. DJ Zinhle says she can’t find skilled people to sell her Shein earrings and necklaces. What madness is that?”

With many criticising DJ Zinhle, others want to know – what qualifications does she have?

According to Forbes Africa, the mom-of-two has a BCom in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg. Impressively, Zinhle graduated top of her class.

She told the publication: “I knew that it was possible to put in the hard work and get good results. That gave me all the confidence I needed to take over the world. And that’s exactly what I did.”