Youth

Who Is Really To Blame For SA’s Jobs Crisis?

Subscribe to our newsletter.President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent admission that South Africa is facing punishing job losses is in direct...

Unicef Launches Youth Guide For Advocacy Created By Young People

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched the Youth Advocacy Guide. Released on July 24, the guide was created by young...

ANC Responds to ‘Revive ANCYL’: “The Youth League Has Been Liquidated”

Ace Magashule, the secretary-general of the African National Congress, has responded to the ‘Revive ANCYL’ lobby group which has been pushing for...

Born Frees and Nelson Mandela: The Kids Don’t Understand Their Father

COMMENTThe Born Free Generation is 25 years old. I will be 25 in September. We were the ones...

Mandela Day: ‘There Is No Perfect Leader’

The Durban-based, youth-led, non governmental organisation, Door to Door Foundation will be spending its 67 minutes renovating a local school in Magabheni...

What You Need To Know About The New EFFSC President Mandla...

The assembly of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) elected leadership at the weekend, and Mandla Shikwambana, a former University of...

The Amandla.mobi Campaigner Fellowship: Creating Ecosystems For Change

For the past two years, community advocacy organisation Amandla.mobi has plucked a handful of community organisers from hundreds of applicants to complete...

‘We Can’t Be Led By Elders,’ Says Revive ANCYL Group

The ANC Youth League’s current leadership is ‘illegitimate’, has rendered the organisation ‘dysfunctional’, and cannot relate to the issues facing the youth...

How Civic Education Can Ensure Youth Democratic Participation

As 24 countries across Africa will be holding elections this year, the Democracy Development Programme in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and...

Willingness Of Young People Makes All The Difference In Transforming Communities

COMMENTAs members of the Sustained Dialogue team at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation one of the many...

21-Year-Old Entrepreneur: ‘I Started My Business With No Funds’

AS TOLD TOAvthar Aniruth, a 21-year-old Durban entrepreneur, was recently featured in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30...

Only A 1976 Situation Can Change The Lives Of SA Youth

COMMENTThis year marks the 43rd anniversary of the June 1976 massacre, and it has become apparent that the...

Why I Gave Up Corporate Life To Serve Gamalakhe Township

AS TOLD TOPhumelele Bohlale (34) a former senior employee at Unilever and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus left her...

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

SPONSORED COMMENTThe commemoration of Youth Day in 2019 comes at an important time for young people of South...

UFS Medical Students Afraid To Work At Pelonomi Hospital

University of the Free State (UFS) medical students are concerned about their safety following several incidents of violence at the Pelonomi Tertiary...

NSFAS Is Looking For Presenters For New TV Show

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is looking for young and dynamic NSFAS-funded students to present the new NSFAS Uncapped television...

MUT Student’s No Plastic Water Purification Company

AS TOLD TONkululeko Msomi, a 25-year-old final year chemical engineering student at the Mangosuthu University of Technology...

The Origins Of The South African Students Organisation

BOOK EXTRACTDuring 2015 and 2016 student protests swept across South Africa campuses. In her new book...

Is It Okay Not To Vote?

The youth have long been painted as apathetic and apolitical. This election is no different. As we draw closer to the national...
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