Youth no longer view cars as status symbols

2015-03-17 16:36

There has been a significant shift in how consumers view cars and millennials do not feel the need to own a car the way their parents did, says an expert.

Spare cash to invest for 5 years

2015-02-10 16:46

A Fin24 user says he has some spare cash to invest and wants some suggestions.

Resources invested in youth: Dlamini

2014-11-19 05:15

Resources have been invested in youth development as they make up a large percentage of the country's population, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

EY World Entrepreneur finalists announced

2014-08-07 16:06

EY's Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Awards recognise entrepreneurs, who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success.

Birth control bombshell for KZN health dept

2014-07-30 08:39

KwaZulu-Natal's health department is battling a birth control bombshell after insisting women students chosen to study pharmacy in India be injected with contraceptives.

Half of youth want drinking age lowered

2014-07-23 12:29

One in two young South Africans believe the current legal drinking age of 18 should be lowered and that it's appropriate for people under 18 to consume alcohol, according to a survey.

NYDA will not give you a job, says Pillay

2014-06-30 11:14

The National Youth Development Agency cannot deliver youth to the promised land but it can support them, says chairperson Yershen Pillay.

Teen jailed as unable to pay R600 fine

2014-06-26 07:19

An Mpumalanga teenager who was convicted of stabbing a fellow pupil who reportedly bullied his younger brother, will spend three months in prison after failing to raise R600 to pay for a fine.

Maimane: Where are the jobs, Zuma?

2014-06-16 17:10

At a Youth Day rally north of Pretoria Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane wanted to know where the jobs are that Pres. Jacob Zuma promised.

Our economy needs you, says Madonsela

2014-06-13 19:38

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has urged the youth to come up with innovative solutions to the country's economic problems.


Africa continent of the young and the new

2015-03-04 17:24

Africa's large number of young people and many technological innovations offer opportunities, delegates have heard at a summit on Africa trade.

Zuma: Africa's resources must benefit Africa

2014-11-28 15:55

President Jacob Zuma has called on Africa's youth to discuss ways in which the continent can utilise its resources and raw materials more profitably.

Ramaphosa: Employers must curb youth unemployment

2014-09-08 13:19

Employers should rise to the challenge of youth unemployment, take on first time employees and provide mentorship, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Sustainability of child grant questioned

2014-08-02 05:00

South Africa's system of cash grants for children now covers 11 million recipients and raises questions about its sustainability.

Pupil who shot bully to be tried

2014-07-29 09:02

A Vosloorus pupil who allegedly shot and killed a school bully will be tried for premeditated murder after a request to have the case diverted was turned down, according to a report.

Young entrepreneurs shine during pitch challenge

2014-07-22 15:00

The winners of a business startup pitch for young entrepreneurs fit in with SAB's aim to invest in a quality pipeline of entrepreneurs in core industries.

Manamela: Youth act to be reviewed

2014-06-30 08:32

The National Youth Development Act is to be amended to make sure it becomes a viable catalyst for the youth, says deputy minister Buti Manamela.

Top 5 financial mistakes young people make

2014-06-19 03:46

An expert lists the top 5 financial mistakes young people make and offers advice on to avoid them.

Ramaphosa: Youth unemployment critical challenge

2014-06-16 13:52

Youth unemployment is probably the single most critical challenge facing South Africa today, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SA youth would rather work for govt

2014-06-12 07:00

Young people would rather work for the state than start a business, because they see government as the best way to earn a good living, a survey shows.

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