Youth

“Resistance should end when Palestine is liberated.” – Mohammed El-Kurd

After almost two weeks of bombing, the Israeli government and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire.  This comes after at least 232 people...

It’s time for the youth to find new solutions and generate...

WANDILE NGCAWENI argues that even "woke" South African youth can fall victim to naive social media opinion, and it's time they start generating new...

#BeTheDrivingForce Week Two with Celiwe Shivambu and Courtney Morgan

The #BeTheDrivingForce campaign is in full swing! The Daily Vox in partnership with Youth Capital launched the special series called #BeTheDrivingForce to...

Giggs Kgole Is Disrupting The European Art Scene

Giggs Kgole is shaking up the art world. At just 22, Kgole has showcased his artworks in South Africa and in Europe,...

In Conversation with Busisiwe Nxumalo, ANC Candidate

For the upcoming local government elections, approximately 25% of the African National Congress (ANC) candidate list is comprised of young people. The...

AKF Youth Club calls for the opening of Lehae Library

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (AKF) has embarked on a campaign to fast-track the opening of the community library. It's led by the...

MUT Student’s No Plastic Water Purification Company

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

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....

Burnout bites. Here’s how to fight back

Have you ever felt so physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted that performing at your job seems like an insurmountable task? Do you...

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....

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation youth help senior citizens get vaccinated

In early July, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation youth embarked on an outreach programme. They went door-to-door helping those who are eligible for...

Ari Sitas: “June 1976 was a point of no return”

ARI SITAS, sociology professor at UCT, reflects on the events of June 1976 and what it meant to be a young person then. I was...

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...

#BeTheDrivingForce: Why we need the basic income grant

Youth Day has now officially passed but that certainly does not mean issues concerning young people are a thing of the past....

Where Young People Stay In South Africa – StatsSA

South Africa’s population has hit 58.78 million people, according to the Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) 2019 mid-year population estimates (MYPE) report...

Youth Unemployment in South Africa #BeTheDrivingForce

We all read the stats - youth unemployment is a ticking bomb- but what are we actually doing to ensure that young...

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...

#BeTheDrivingForce Jaryd and Min’entle

This week’s #BeTheDrivingForce conversation was the third in our series but the first one during Youth Month. It was only fitting that...

Ndenze ntoni na?: A poem by Xolani Henry Shezi

Xolani Henry Shezi (also known by his stage name Xolani Shezzi), an emerging poet from Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal uses poetry as a healing...

How is the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme supposed to work?

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) has been marred by a funds scandal. Most recently, the National Arts Council (NAC) overspent their...
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