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Historically, young people have shown that they play a critical role as drivers and implementers of development and change in society. Picture: iStock
Historically, young people have shown that they play a critical role as drivers and implementers of development and change in society. Picture: iStock

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Historically, young people have shown that they play a critical role as drivers and implementers of development and change in society.

As we celebrate Youth Month in commemoration of the events of June 1976 – popularly remembered as the Soweto uprising – we are again reminded of how black pupils rose up against the apartheid education system and Bantu education. They helped to change South Africa’s course of history and re-shape our country.

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