Youth

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...

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’...

Is Flying Worth The Environmental Cost? Greta Thunberg Says No

Greta Thunberg is currently sailing around the world. The 16-year-old climate change activist is heading from Sweden to the United Nations headquarters...

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...

Students are walking from KZN to Gauteng for higher education

In 2019, Walk4Access, a group of people from the University of Pretoria (UP) walked from Cape Town to Pretoria. Their aim was...

The List: Popular job search websites in South Africa

The Jobseekers Series is a series of articles The Daily Vox team has put together to help prospective jobseekers. Job Seeking is...

The Daily Vox and Youth Capital partner to inspire young people...

On June 16 2021, Youth Day will be commemorated in South Africa. 45 years ago, black South Africans students were massacred by...

19-Year-Old Gaelan Wort Just Published His First Dystopian Epic

At the age of 19, film student Gaelan Wort has crafted a dystopian epic and plans for it to be part of...

#WorkingLifeinSA: Luyanda Hlatshwayo on reclaiming waste

Stop looking for work, says Luyanda Hlatshwayo. There are no jobs: instead, we should create our own. As a reclaimer, he’s put...

Only A 1976 Situation Can Change The Lives Of SA Youth

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

Five human rights trends in SA: Activists fight back as COVID-19...

On Human Rights Day, global civil society alliance CIVICUS outlines five human rights trends in South Africa that look set to continue...

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...

Youth Urges KZN DBE To Release Its Scholar Transport Policy

Around 483 633 learners in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) walk more than half an hour in one direction to school each day, according...

#YBAA19: These Awards Are Helping Young People Grow Small Businesses

“The Young Business Achiever Awards (YBAA) goes as far as to say that entrepreneurship is an antidote to poverty,” said Shaakira Rahiman-Saleh,...

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...

In Conversation with Kpop4Planet on Kpop and Climate Change

Cop26, one of the world’s largest climate change conferences is taking place in Glasgow. Thousands of politicians, business people and activists...

Wits Dental School students want safer training facilities

University of Witwatersrand (Wits) dental school students say they are in danger of being shut down. This is if they are evicted...

Why an income guarantee would create a South Africa where everyone...

On Youth Day we chatted to Shaeera Kalla about the Basic Income Grant - the conversation generated such a big buzz in...

In his own words: Thomas Gordon and bringing classical music to...

Classical music is always seen as stuffy and a privileged class activity. Thomas Gordon challenges this idea by giving violin music a...

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...
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