'Mumpreneur' expands her kids' hair salon concept

2016-10-20 17:00

Children’s hair salon, Maddy Magoo is specifically designed for children from all ethnic backgrounds.

Youngster heading to prestigious summit thanks to the kindness of strangers

2016-09-16 18:13

Bongeka Dlamini says she is thankful for the kindness of strangers – especially that of those who have helped make it possible for her to jet off to the prestigious One Young Summit in Ottawa, Canada, later this month.

Fintech fertile ground for young entrepreneurs

2016-08-16 17:09

Africa’s youth need to move from being technologists to techpreneurs and from fintechnologists to fintechpreneurs, says an expert.

Adult children can sabotage your retirement

2016-07-13 20:09

Supporting adult children can have a devastating effect on your chances of retiring comfortably, a financial planner demonstrates.

Takkie Wash entrepreneur: 'Don't say there's no job, God gave you hands'

2016-07-08 09:04

Three young Evaton residents have started a "Takkie Wash" to earn themselves some money, and have been surprised by its success.

How to make kids more money-savvy

2016-07-02 08:00

There are various ways to create inter-generational wealth in a family and ensuring children can afford a good education.

Zuma talks drugs, first loves, learning to read and church

2016-06-27 08:22

President Jacob Zuma has called on South African youth to love themselves, build themselves up, respect their elders and stay away from drugs.

Youth look to self-employment to combat joblessness

2016-06-19 15:17

The youth are holding on to a positive attitude toward self-employment as the skills gap between education and employment widens, according to a study.

Youth hear degree not the beginning, or end, to get access to jobs

2016-06-17 12:37

Scores of young people gathered at the Royal Showgrounds for the DA’s Youth Day event on Thursday.

#YouthDay: 'What about a boy who is scared of initiation school?' - Frans Ntlemo

2016-06-17 07:48

To really honour Youth Day, society needs to stop trying to define "youth" as either a problem to deal with or an issue that can win the elections.


Friends & Fiction: Angels for the youth won’t come from Pretoria

2016-09-18 06:54

While South African adults fight for the survival of a septuagenarian, our young people are losing opportunities that could make them better people and secure the future of our country.

Curbing youth unemployment good for this business

2016-09-06 17:33

Small businesses take on disproportionate risk when they sign up young, previously unemployed recruits, says the director of a debt-recovery service business.

Ways to help kids onto property ladder

2016-07-15 17:01

There are two main ways parents can help their children become property owners at an earlier age, according to Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.

How one man plans to create Olympic swimmers in Stellenbosch township

2016-07-08 11:13

When Songo Fipaza looks at the puddles of rainwater gathered on a vacant lot in Kayamandi, he sees more than mud and intermittent patches of grass.

I want to achieve something – promising Northern Cape teen athlete

2016-07-07 09:48

In a small Northern Cape town where many youngsters spend their spare time drinking and smoking, teenager Gianno Peddy wants to break the mould and be a role model through his running.

Radebe launches local skills schools

2016-07-01 10:15

After a tumultuous start to the skills development programme at the KwaDambuza Youth Centre, another skills project has been launched a stone’s throw away from it.

PMB teen turns ordinary cardboard into remarkable artworks

2016-06-22 12:00

Cardboard is so often thrown away or recycled, but for Qiniso Gwamada (19) it is a valuable material he uses to create remarkable artworks.

#YouthDay: 'Youth day is not about drugs' – Mandla Maswanganyi

2016-06-18 12:51

Mandla Maswanganyi is a Grade 12 pupil at Orlando High School in Soweto, one of the schools that participated in the historic June 16 march 40 years ago. He says youth today struggle with peer pressure, drug abuse and gangsterism, among other issues.

#YouthDay: 'My friends date sugar daddies' - Nhlanhla Dube

2016-06-17 07:48

Now I don't even think of having fun because my age peers are abusing drugs and alcohol. Girls have started having sex. Some of them don't use protection.

#YouthDay: 'Our school needs chairs, desks, funds' – Lebohang Mamabolo

2016-06-17 07:48

Lebohang Mamabolo is a Grade 10 learner at Sekano Ntoane High School in Soweto, one of the schools whose learners participated in the historic June 16 march 40 years ago, who believes born-frees carry a heavy burden.

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