Young farmer wins youth entrepreneur programme

2015-11-23 16:02

The top five winners of SAB's annual competition for youth-owned businesses will receive a share of R1.5m in business grants.

Emerging young voices rise in African agriculture

2015-11-02 18:19

Transformation in Africa will require that young people harness the opportunities that are before them, says the president of The MasterCard Foundation.

Youth juggle jobs to survive - study

2015-10-29 15:58

Most young people are juggling a lot of different income streams to survive financially, a study presented at the first Young Africa Works Summit shows.

Next generation less optimistic - study

2015-10-29 06:36

A new study shows why the next generation of digital natives in South Africa are significantly less optimistic than Generation Y – the so-called millennials.

Doing good business with the youth

2015-10-13 17:13

Indira Tsengiwe, founder of Youngpreneur Media, shares her views on youth and entrepreneurship in Africa.

Children's Parliament Speaker aims to break boundaries

2015-10-08 08:19

Jean-Claude Smit, the first Speaker for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Parliament with a disability, says he is the change he wants to see.

Youth corps participants ‘left in the dark’

2015-10-05 10:20

After participating in the National Rural Youth Service Corps for four years, a group of participants have said the programme had achieved very little.

Investing Millennials

2015-09-09 18:04

Some say they are the modern-day dreamers or the "lost generation", but, when it comes to the Millennials, is it possible that the critics got it wrong? asks a trader.

Gaming used to help youth obtain jobs

2015-09-04 20:00

A new online game - Team C4 - hopes to help more young South Africans to obtain jobs in the contact centre industry.

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.


Millennials prone to herd behaviour when investing

2015-11-09 16:46

Millennials are regarded as a skeptical generation. with 93% of them feeling less confident when it comes to investing. Why do they distrust of markets? Justine Olivier investigates.

#FeesMustFall signal a massive political shift

2015-11-01 10:00

The #FeesMustFall campaign was the most successful protest action of the post-1994 era, bringing government to a swift agreement with its demands. Political commentator Justice Malala considers some of the impacts of the movement over the next year.

Govt aims to turn youth into job creators from job seekers

2015-10-29 13:03

The youth revolts are because of an economic crisis and if it is not improved, the results will be the same as what happened in North Africa, says a government official.

Tax incentive for young job-seekers to be assessed

2015-10-21 15:00

The Employment Tax Incentive for young work-seekers will be carefully assessed in due course, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Youth Corps members in misery

2015-10-08 10:04

Another group of National Rural Youth Service Corps participants have raised concerns over unhygienic conditions they live under.

Young inventor from Imbali dreams big

2015-10-06 11:15

When Lindokuhle Mnikati invented his electric washing line, he did not realise he would be showcasing it at the national Eskom Science Expo.

Training for city youth

2015-09-21 10:06

UNEMPLOYED young people in Msunduzi have joined the YouthBuild programme to be trained as plumbers in a joint initiative to help the city and its youth.

PMB youngsters off to Switzerland as part of Imagine SA programme

2015-09-08 10:44

PIETERMARITZBURG is flying high this month.

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.

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