Youth

Asanda Ngoasheng: Why racial sensitivity and social justice training must begin...

During her time lecturing journalism at Wits University and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Asanda Ngoasheng became interested in developing a...

Government portal to provide opportunities for young people

With an estimated youth unemployment rate of 55.75%,  young South Africans are ready to grasp any opportunity to make a living. Through...

Covid-19 relief grant recipients: Poverty alleviation must be consistent

In a recent ANC Lekgotla President Cyril Ramaphosa – in his capacity as president of the ANC – said the party had...

He went from unemployed to e-hailing entrepreneur in the pandemic

Mujaheed Martin started an e-hailing company in December 2020 in Mitchells Plain. We chat to him about changing gears on his employment...

Meet Kholo Montsi: He plans to reach the pinnacle of the...

It’s less than a week after his return from the French Junior Open. And even over the Zoom call, it’s clear to...

Thoughts we had while watching BTS Life Goes On

On Friday morning, Korean superstars BTS released their much anticipated album BE along with the title track music video, Life Goes On....

TL;DR: A roundup of SRC elections from across the country

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, politics must go on. Around the country, universities adapted the elections for the 2020/2021 student...

Two student teachers tell us about the path to becoming a...

The national lockdown hit pause on schooling and learning for a while. As lockdown restrictions eased, schools and higher education resumed. Many...

Meet Kholo Montsi – South Africa’s rising tennis star

At 17, Kholowam “Kholo” Montsi is a rising star in the tennis world. He won his first match at the French Open...

Heritage Day- What heritage are we celebrating? Or are we coerced...

by Thand’Olwethu Dlanga When last he addressed the nation President Cyril Ramaphosa was upbeat. In addition to announcing...

SRC elections in the time of COVID-19

Many students at South African universities and colleges were forced to adjust to online learning due to COVID-19 conditions. Now another university...

No data or support: the reality of learning through lockdown in...

The digital divide impacts on students’ academic success and wellbeing, but there are ways to save the academic year and support students’...

Students Speak About Their Online Learning Experiences

Most universities in South Africa have taken their academic programme online. Even with support from these institutions to students, it hasn’t been...

Looking Ahead: School Admissions Processes And Placement Must Be Improved

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressure on an already strained education system. As the plans for the current school year remain...

Here’s What Went Down In The Greenside Fight

You may have seen the videos - a large group of people engaged in multiple fights on a street in Greenside, Johannesburg....

Survey Finds Young People Are Worried About War, Unemployment, and Corruption

“Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime” found the  Millennials on War survey from the International Committee of...

The EFFSC Is Going Nowhere

COMMENT I am not going to argue the case for the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC)...

Gender-based Violence: Main Issue Youth Care About

Young people  - especially survivors of gender-based violence -  actually just want better access to healthcare. “Apathetic and uninterested young people” seems...

This Is For You If You’re Confused By Ok Boomer

MAKING SENSE OF THE INTERNET  “Ok Boomer” is a meme currently flooding the internet. From Tik Tok videos...

Ugandan Climate Activist Vanessa Nakate Is Fighting For The Congo

Young people all over the world have been raising their voices around the growing climate crisis facing the world. Inspired by Swedish...
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