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Black youth can’t wait until tomorrow

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the raw realities of South Africa’s under-resourced public schools

Youth Day is just as much for the present as it is for the past

The spirit of defiance against injustice that was captured by the Soweto Uprisings in 1976 can still be felt among young people in post-apartheid South Africa

ANC needs young leaders and uDuduzane could be one

Youth Day, June 16, reminds us of the role of youth in the struggle against oppression throughout the history of the ANC

Young people want Youth Day to focus on today’s issues

It’s important to honour past heroes, but today’s youth activists also want their own struggles, and contemporary heroes, to be recognised

Companies need to give youth jobs so that SA derives dividends from its young people

Young people with qualifications and in search of employment leave the country because they don’t have the requisite work experience

Young people must take the baton from the heroes of 1976

In the hope of creating a better South African future, the youth of today should look to the past

Ramaphosa: Work experience is a barrier to employment

The president has urged youth to become agents of their own liberation, saying that their challenges can be overcome

Class of ’76 weeps for the past – and the present

When we recall those who paid the ultimate price for quality education, don’t forget current learners who are still struggling for decent schooling.

Youth have to make hard choices

In their pursuit of success, today’s young people face different challenges to those of 1976

Julius Malema and the art of electioneering

In the last four years, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shown exceptional political acumen in capitalising on civil unrest.

Malema targets ANC, Zuma and white capital in Youth Day speech

As Malema spoke, a pair of makeshift coffins were passed through the Boipatong crowd. One read "Rest in Pain Zuma"

Zuma vows to shield youth from effects of sluggish economy

Education, entrepreneurship and economic emancipation dominated President Jacob Zuma’s Youth Day speech.

South Africa has failed its young people. What can be done about it

The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.

Democracy gives memory a new spin

Youth Day reminds us not to accept a single history blindly but also to question and listen

Powerfully unpacking of conditions that led to June 16

'The story is narrated by people who were there and who relay the climate that led to the day we now know as June 16.'

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