In your 20s? Why the current market crash may offer opportunity

2020-03-21 14:34

Are you in your twenties and wonder how you can use the current market crash caused by fears related to the coronavirus pandemic as a way to get into the investment market?

OPINION: Young people should be at the forefront of SA's growth, not on the periphery

2020-03-09 12:30

Any economic system (communalism, capitalism, socialism and communism) is meaningless without the contributions of young people, because the population of many modern states largely consists of young people, writes Thlologelo Collen Malatji.

Tourism in Australia is taking a hit with the 'double whammy' of bushfires and coronavirus travel bans

2020-02-29 15:54

Australia is losing millions of tourist dollars per month — and the country is determined to reverse course.

Mcebo Dlamini: Does government have a plan to address unemployment?

2020-01-21 15:00

Unemployment is not a new problem in South Africa and the continuation of this problem raises suspicion around whether the government has a plan to deal with this problem which has been becoming worse year after year, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

UK-SA Tech Hub supports upskilling programme for youth

2019-11-21 16:25

The UK-South Africa Tech Hub recently announced the Cape Innovation Technology Initiative as its partner for the Developers Placement Programme.

ANALYSIS: Young South Africans upbeat despite broken promises and poor odds

2019-10-01 15:19

There is no doubt that young people in South Africa face a myriad of problems: high unemployment, poor educational outcomes, various forms of poverty, and less than ideal mental and physical health, including high rates of HIV.

Record high unemployment paints grim outlook for already ailing economy - analysts

2019-07-31 05:00

Improving economic growth is the answer to addressing worsening unemployment levels, say economists.

PICS: Three-metre tall sculpture a symbol of hope for crime-ridden Cape suburb

2019-07-13 21:37

The youth of Vrygrond, together with volunteers from San Francisco, took four weeks to finish a sculpture that is made out of recycled materials such as wooden pallets and steel. Titled "The Ship of Ubuntu", the artwork is about 3m high. It is shaped like a boat, with the face of a man in front and a collection of houses on top.

Youth employment could be down to match-making - study

2019-06-17 19:17

It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found.

A challenge to the youth to be dauntless in the face of SA's problems

2019-06-16 07:00

We have the opportunity to serve one another, learn from those around us, keep our government accountable and work not for our own gain but for a better future for those who will come after us, writes Carli van Wyk.


OPINION: Young people continue to be ignored and are not a priority for government

2020-03-14 10:00

It can be said that young South Africans, which make up a very large part of the South African population, are not a priority for our government - we've seen young people play second fiddle when it comes to economic growth and other big issues such as safety, writes Sheilan Clarke.

ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: How to help SMEs create jobs

2020-03-04 19:27

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.

ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: What's being done, what's working, and what's still a barrier

2020-02-19 13:56

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.

Hilton aims at giving SA youth opportunities in hospitality industry

2019-12-31 17:44

Due to its lower entry requirements the hospitality industry lends itself to being able to create jobs for young people, according to Helen Lebone, Hilton Worldwide Regional HR director for Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Unemployment hits highest level in more than 11 years

2019-10-29 11:30

South Africa's unemployment rate worsened to 29.1%, the highest level since 2008.

Man shares beautiful picture of mom who often gets mistaken for his girlfriend

2019-08-02 15:54

This mom’s youthful appearance has the internet in a frenzy!

Watch: More women are having babies in their 30s than in their 20s and studies suggest it's healthier in the long run

In 2016, for the first time ever, more American women had babies in their early 30s than in their 20s.

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Substandard education among top 5 risks for SA - report

2019-06-20 07:00

Structurally high unemployment, growing income disparity and inequality as well as inadequate or substandard education and skills development count under the top five risks facing South Africa, according a risk expert.

Employment initiatives prove fruitful for young job seekers

2019-06-17 10:25

Youth employment programmes are proving to be useful to young job seekers, a study found.

Study shows young South Africans have no faith in democracy and politicians

2019-06-12 08:53

Looking at the trends over the last few years, there’s been a systematic decrease in youth participation in elections. Does this reflect youth apathy or lack of confidence in the system of democracy to meet their needs?

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