Hlengiwe uses past troubles to educate pupils on underage drinking

2015-08-26 11:26

BURSTING with excitement over her first appearance on national television, Silver Heights Secondary pupil Hlengiwe Mcoyi (15) said the key to success is confidence.

ANC warns of jobless crisis

2015-08-25 09:08

The ANC is concerned about the growing crisis of youth unemployment across Africa, according to documents released ahead of its national general council.

How kids can save when banking

2015-07-09 11:51

Banks should not charge fees for transactions made by children to allow their first saving experiences to be about seeing their money grow, says an expert.

Ignite engagement with millennial generation

2015-06-24 19:07

Millennial employees need more guidance than those who have been with an organisation for many years, says a director at Dale Carnegie Training in Gauteng.

Youth empowerment initiative launched at WEF

2015-06-04 19:20

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has pledged $4.5m towards a new youth empowerment initiative that will provide business skills for 25 000 young Africans.

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.

New York LGBT youths engage in 'survival sex'

2015-02-25 14:22

In extensive interviews, 283 gay, lesbian and transgender youths spoke about learning how to subsist on earnings from sexual encounters.

Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour

2015-01-22 10:58

According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours.

Early puberty linked to increased depression risk

2014-11-26 11:55

Teenage boys and girls who go through puberty earlier than their peers are at an increased risk for depression.

Internet co-parenting can lower divorce conflict

2014-09-11 12:10

Most U.S. states require separated couples with kids to take a co-parenting course before divorcing, and even online programmes can be helpful.


Govt’s youth agricultural skills programme facing setbacks

2015-08-25 14:39

A youth programme designed to up-skill young people in agriculture is being implemented in 2 920 wards across South Africa, however, the programme is facing a few setbacks.

Disparities in SA employment - survey

2015-07-29 19:12

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows interesting disparities regarding youth, gender and race.

Financial crisis hits SA youth the hardest

2015-06-29 17:57

The high rate of long-term unemployment among both young people and adults reflects the mismatch between skills and available jobs, a report by Statistics SA shows.

Empowering Africa’s youth

2015-06-08 16:15

Harnessing the emerging talent of the youth is critical to achieving Africa's goals, says Susan Mboya-Kidero.

Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths

2015-05-08 11:42

Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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