Kidswear set to continue its boom

2017-04-11 17:53

One clothing trend which seems to be following a steep upward growth curve is the kidswear category.

Parents cough up R90 000 a year to raise a child

2017-01-11 07:03

Research indicates that it costs around R90 000 a year to raise a child, according to an award-winning financial planner.

Hope springs in Diepsloot through Rhiza Babuyile

2016-11-14 06:18

A community development project is solving the problem of unemployment through skills training for young people who go on to become entrepreneurs.

Listen to teenagers talking

2016-10-30 12:33

With National Children’s Day on November 5, Media Monitoring Africa’s Children’s News Agency has sourced views of some of Johannesburg’s teenagers on their experiences of growing up in SA.

WATCH: Youth go from jail to art

Find out how art education changed the lives of formally incarcerated youths.

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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.


Young people could destabilise Africa

2017-04-02 07:44

A lack of jobs and disillusion with political leaders may form a “toxic brew”, driving more young Africans to migrate or join violent extremist groups, billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim’s foundation said on Friday.

Eastern Cape teen duo working to build a beverage empire

2016-12-25 14:09

A conversation about the state of South Africa’s economy led Mthatha-based teens Khanya Mngqibisa,16, and Thando Phantsi, 17, to become entrepreneurs by starting their own bottled water business.

Youth voices are missing in our media

2016-10-30 12:34

The media should not see its role any longer as the custodian of the rule of law and the separation of powers. That will look like it has taken sides. But surely it can take on the role of development facilitation, for there is no such thing as spontaneous development.

'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.

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.


2016-07-01 13:18

There’s something about the film that will haunt you long after the end credits have rolled.

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