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Nominate your top young South Africans for 2020

Every year, the Mail & Guardian profiles interesting young people who have stood out from the pack

Young South Africans to lead the revolution

Past industrial revolutions were sparked by innovative youth; the 4IR should be the same

Letters to the Editor: July 6 to 12

Our readers write in about the M&G's 200 Young list, Dali Mpofu and Lennit Max

Lwandile Fikeni’s Ruth First speech on rage in the rainbow nation is indispensable

Rage is being expressed in response to institutional violence against the poor and the marginalised.

Time for young people to live their best life

Let’s be boldly unapologetic for who we are, what we have achieved and what we dream of doing.

Editorial: Young guns who offer us hope

We’ve sought out exceptional and interesting young people from every corner of this country, in every field.

​Meet the M&G 200 Young South Africans for 2016

The country's best and brightest under 35 will be unveiled at a gala event on June 23 2016. They'll be featured in this Friday's edition of the M&G.

200 Young South Africans 2016 Nomination Form

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

Young South Africans 2016: Rising Stars Nomination Form

Get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans Ring Stars.

Nominate your top young South Africans for 2016

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

Nominate your top young South Africans for 2015

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

200 Young South Africans: A selection of propelling talent

Of the thousands of words I write a year, these are the ones that give me the most pleasure.

‘Our generation should force the change’

Devastating climate change is too close to wait for others to act.

It’s not about the bike

Getting kids on bikes is not about exercise, its about giving them a real chance at a better life, through education.

SA’s children hold the power of transformation

Helping children reach their potential starts by telling them about their rights.

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