Youth have major bargaining power, but do they know it?

2018-06-18 08:26

Do the youth fully understand their bargaining power in a scenario where political parties would be seeking their votes in the forthcoming election, asks Ralph Mathekga.

4 career tips from the CEO of Cell C

2018-06-16 14:36

Don't use social media to form opinions, especially not of of yourself.

YOUTH DAY: 19-year-old student wants to change the fortunes of her peers

2018-06-16 13:42

As we celebrate June 16, News24 takes a look at people who are trying to make a difference, and hoping to change the world. One such person is Fortune Mvuleni Mbopo.

#OurLostChildren: Remembering Sadia Sukhraj - killed in botched hijacking

2018-06-16 10:45

At Everest Primary School in Shallcross, which Sadia Sukhraj attended, her teachers and classmates are still grappling with the 9-year-old's death in a botched hijacking. Watch.

YOUTH DAY: 'I didn't join a gang because I wanted to' – former gang member hopes to turn the lives of Hanover Park youth around

2018-06-16 06:48

As we celebrate June 16, News24 takes a look at people who are trying to make a difference and change the world. Former gang member Fagan Ardendorff is trying to help the youth in his community avoid the path he once went down.

QUIZ: How much do you know about June 16 1976?

2018-06-15 16:26

Youth Day in SA commemorates the lives and bravery of the students who were killed during the Soweto Uprising. What details have we have forgotten since?

#OurLostChildren: Remembering Boitshoko Bopape - killed by falling street light

11-year-old Boitshoko Bopape was one of five children killed when a high-mast light ring from an "Apollo" light fell on the children while they were playing. Her mother Dimakatso shared her memories of the evening chats she would have with her only daughter just before they turned in for the night. Watch.

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Lessons from '76 for SA's young leaders

2018-06-15 11:46

As we mark Youth Day on 16 June, South Africa's young emerging leaders should ask themselves what it is that they want to achieve and whether their goals are justifiable and realistic, writes Alessandro Napoli.

INSIDE LABOUR: The need for a national conversation about youth

2018-06-15 06:00

There is little for today's youth to celebrate as they contemplate the present and their future prospects. But as their predecessors showed, change can be driven and political will can be awakened, writes Terry Bell.

The youth vote could topple the ANC

2017-06-21 08:36

The 1976 Soweto uprising taught us that young people can change history. The numbers suggest that can happen again if the youth show up for the next election, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


'Never forget the 2015 generation, as we celebrate the youth of 1976' - Malema

2018-06-16 17:25

EFF leader Julius Malema says the 2015 #feesmustfall activists should be remembered and celebrated.

Requirement of work experience is a barrier to employment - Ramaphosa

2018-06-16 14:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on both private and public sector companies to employ young graduates despite their lack of work experience.

WATCH: Veteran photojournalists remember the 1976 Soweto uprising

The shot of Hector Pieterson by Sam Nzima shook the world and has become one of the most iconic images of the apartheid era. The horrific day that was June 16, 1976, was also lived by photojournalists who are still alive to tell their tales. Watch.

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YOUTH DAY: Motherwell youth dedicated to giving back and making a difference

2018-06-16 09:53

As we celebrate June 16, News24 takes a look at people who are trying to make a difference and hoping to change the world. Felix Chimbinyu Murehwa, is one such man as he tries to improve the lives of those in his community.

4 documentaries that will open your eyes to the struggle of what it means to be young in South Africa

2018-06-15 20:05

It's important that we celebrate this auspicious day by looking at the past and the present.

#OurLostChildren: Remembering Sadia Sukhraj - killed in botched hijacking

At Everest Primary School in Shallcross, which Sadia Sukhraj attended, her teachers and classmates are still grappling with the 9-year-old's death in a botched hijacking. Watch.

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#OurLostChildren: Remembering Stompie Seipei - stabbed in the neck

The mother of the late Stompie Seipiei shares some of her fondest memories of her son with the News24 team, almost 30 years after his death. The 14-year-old was a United Democratic Front activist who was killed during the anti-apartheid struggle in 1989. Watch.

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The apartheid government created a black superhero called Mighty Man – and in 1976, black youth set him on fire

2018-06-15 11:22

The 17 comic books featured the exploits of a policeman called Danny Ndhlomo, who was injected with a secret alien serum

We are failing our youth

2018-06-10 09:44

Change started with the bravery of youngsters in 1976, but Barney Pityana asks where today’s young leaders are, writes Barney Pityana.

It starts with just one man

2017-06-18 05:53

Men must come to the party and nurture their children, especially the boy child, if we are to succeed in ending this vicious cycle of fatherlessness, writes Mbuyiselo Botha.

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