Youth Day

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.'

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences