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Agency wants a 40% youth employment quota

"The youth agency will also suggest the government introduce harsh measures — including the withdrawal of trading licences"

​ANCYL gives up agency position for ‘unity’

Desmond Moela was tipped to replace the incumbent NYDA chairperson Pillay after being nominated by the youth league.

Soapbox: Youth have a good story to tell

While we continue to face challenges, let us not lose sight of the great achievements that characterise our vibrant nation, writes Yershen Pillay.

Entrenched positions hinder youth entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur speaks of his frustration from operating in a market in which the odds are still heavily stacked against black entrepreneurs.

Lungisa: I still have respect for comrade Mbalula

Former NYDA boss Andile Lungisa, accused of defrauding the arts and culture department, says he respects Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Fate of former NYDA head Steven Ngubeni to be decided

Following the dismissal of Steven Ngubeni, the former NYDA CEO will this week know whether or not he will be reinstated, says a report.

Former NYDA head Lungisa out on R10k bail

Former National Youth Development Agency head Andile Lungisa and three others have been granted bail.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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