Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
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.
Improving economic growth is the answer to addressing worsening unemployment levels, say economists.
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.
It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found.
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.
We need to stop the criminal wastage of the talent residing in our youthful population by taking steps to transform the socio-economic structures of our society that perpetuate the wounds of divisions, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Our comrades must not lose touch with the ground. Parliament must not turn them into elites that are detached from the daily realities of the people, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Young people should be probing why the ANC finds it acceptable to use 1994 as a yardstick with which to measure progress, writes Ntando Sindane.
What are the reasons for young people deciding to leave the country? Jobs, education and safety make up a big part of the motivation.
South Africans who complain incessantly about the dismal state of the country today usually have little idea of what is truly transpiring therein. They care little to know. They do not want to partake in the country; they want only to take from it.
This mom’s youthful appearance has the internet in a frenzy!
In 2016, for the first time ever, more American women had babies in their early 30s than in their 20s.
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.
Youth employment programmes are proving to be useful to young job seekers, a study found.
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?
Is it not time to consider post-school training programs in collaboration with the defence force that could provide basic soft skills such as discipline, as well as technical competence for unemployed young people, asks Mamphela Ramphele.
Contempt has been heaped upon young South Africans' decision to opt out of the democratic process, but it's hardly surprising when they are so often sidelined, says Khulekani Magubane.
Africa needs about a million managers to effectively run the continent's economy, according to Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Bulelani Magwanishe.
I want to be here and build my community as my community has built me. But my chances of getting a scholarship/internship at organisations abroad are greater than getting funding to start up and sustain an SME or a community development project.
I want to see a South Africa where black people are empowered as promised, to ensure that there is an equal chance for all races to have equal standing in the road to success.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPlacement Point (Pty) LtdR420 000.00 - R480 000.00 Per Year
Cape TownCA Financial AppointmentsR480 000.00 - R600 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeThe Building Company
R 1 885 000
R 2 450 000
R 3 395 000
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