PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Jeeves
 
Comments: 26
Article views: 3
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all Jeeves's badges.
 

Some scary stats to freshen your weekend

02 March 2012, 21:32
According to the latest stats we have just over 20 million under the age of 19 of which the full total in any form of education comes to just over 14 million.

Drop outs at grade 10 average round 1000 000 per year and 40% of those who make it through to varsity will drop out at some point.

Do the math.

Outside of the normal unemployment statistics:
Right now we have about 5 million unemployable barely educated youth with a million or more swelling their ranks each year.

Alarmed yet?

I am.

Something drastic has to be done and it has to be done immediately!

Don't think you can just sit there and do nothing, this is a major catastrophe and it is creeping towards your palisaded, electrified fence right now. This is YOUR problem dear reader and I urge you to take it seriously!

Solutions exist, but it means taking on giants like Telkom and putting immense pressure our government to take bold steps forward in education and infrastructure roll out.

A bunch of us have committed our lives to doing this but we need your help!

The least we need is for you to 'like' our movement on Facebook and jump in with both feet if you are interested.

Please add creative thoughts in the comments section below on how you would solve this problem if you had the power.

Support the advance - www.tsaa.co.za
For our children!

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
26 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Natasha Pelati
Hillary Clinton No Innocent Women

Firstly it is amazing to see a woman scorned rise up and take over by crushing the career her cheating husband had by taking over and proving her strength but is that enough to win over the American public?  Read more...

0 comments 1317 views
Submitted by
Lebogang Maragelo
Where can a black person seek ref...

Human beings have, in my opinion, been blessed with some really astonishing gifts- the gift of pretence, denialism and obliviousness.  Read more...

0 comments 520 views
Submitted by
SkerP
Dear Danie Ferreira...

You seem awfully concerned with Oscar Pistorius' well-being. You say that sending him to jail is vengeance from the state. You suggest that it is akin to taking his life. Read more...

0 comments 403 views
Submitted by
Lesego Setou
Open Letter to a Black South Afri...

I would like to know at what point did we forgot our divinity that we seek affirmation of our worth from Pastors. Read more...

0 comments 601 views
Submitted by
Keltria Orton
So tired of this Oscar issue

I am so over the arguing of what should happen, and what should not happen at his sentencing. I am so tired of the pro Pistorius saying he never meant to do it, and I am over the anti saying he did. Read more...

0 comments 991 views
Submitted by
Sebastian Bidegain
BREXIT The Queen Leadership?

This is the moment she was born for, a chance to show leadership when her people need it the most.  Read more...

0 comments 1924 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2016 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.