Chrysalis Academy gives young people hope

2017-06-20 18:17

Western Cape safety MEC Dan Plato has commended the province's Chrysalis Academy for giving young people a chance to change their lives through an intensive personal development course.

HIV threatens our teens

2017-06-18 06:01

South Africa can be proud of the progress it has made in treating HIV and reducing Aids-related deaths, but its continued failure to prevent new HIV infections among young people is threatening to reverse strides achieved in the past few years.

If not us, then who?

2017-06-18 05:53

We cannot yield to obsolete political dogma, the Instagram tenderpreneur image of success or a leadership that fails to recognise the issues surrounding our youth, writes Dineo More.

Youth activism and literacy

2017-06-11 06:10

Something interesting has re-emerged in our country, which carries enormous influence and inspiration: youth power, writes Thulile Seleka.

'Kids should bond families'

2017-06-04 06:01

On August 28 2015, two children were removed from their parents – Juan-Pierre Le-Corré and Nicole North. The kids are five and two years old. Wild Wild Guardians’ reason was that the children were being neglected and abused.

‘Give us back our children'

2017-06-04 06:01

The Hawks are investigating at least 140 cases of children that were allegedly snatched from their parents on the pretext that the parents, who are poor, are drug users who pose a danger to their children.

The acid test of freedom

2017-05-28 05:58

Millennials know that our democracy is in peril. We must do everything in our power to ensure they get the freedoms we fought for, writes Thuli Madonsela.

So far apart, so close together

2017-05-21 05:46

Nearly half of SA’s young people, both black and white, surveyed in 2016 and 2017 believe the country is changing for the better.

Our cherished freedoms

2017-04-30 05:59

City Press asks youngsters who are now the same age as the country’s democracy about the freedoms they celebrate. They all believe dreams can come true, writes Ndileka Lujabe.

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.


Teen disrupts Pan-African debate

2017-06-18 06:01

Top academics and international scholars debating Pan-Africanism and ways to decolonise education were challenged by a teenager, who decried the country’s insufficient funding for education, saying it discriminated against the poor.

What was June 16 for?

2017-06-18 05:53

The core symbolism of Soweto and its association with the radical fringe of the liberation movement has been swept under the carpet, writes Julian Kunnie.

Young entrepreneurs helped by Bizniz in a Box

2017-06-14 19:17

Coca-Cola Beverages SA is working with young people to help them triumph over challenges as most young people struggle to find work and many have given up hope.

‘Young people should chase their dreams’

2017-06-11 06:05

SA is celebrating Youth Month while reeling from the news that the country has slipped into a recession and amid Stats SA figures that indicate massive youth unemployment.

'I am fearing for my life'

2017-06-04 06:01

Nico Badenhorst and Lenette Mary Maree remember the day Henry Harber’s organisation took away their two-week-old daughter about two years ago.

Science Indaba hopes to inspire youth

2017-06-02 14:40

South Africa's science department hopes to attract the country's brightest stars at their Youth in Science, Technology and Innovation Indaba next week.

Survey unveils what millennials want at work

2017-05-21 11:39

A survey has found that South African millennials are seeking flexibility in their jobs.

Daily dose of politics and culture

2017-05-07 06:01

TV personality Tumelo Mothotoane has made the Daily Thetha famous by tackling topics that resonate with the country’s youth.

Your country needs you

2017-04-30 05:58

South Africa is facing a leadership vacuum, and the future needs graduates to contribute meaningfully, writes Sizwe Mabizela.

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.

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