youth development

 
Youth have to make hard choices
Youth have to make hard choices
Exactly 41 years ago, young people from Soweto and other townships demonstrated their power by mobilising in numbers to challenge the apartheid...
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Nelson Mandela described poverty and inequality as terrible curses of our time: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of...
[Video]One-woman change agent
[Video]One-woman change agent
From food security to employment, Nomphelo Zozo is improving lives and promoting sustainable change in her Jo’burg informal settlement.
Soapbox: Youth have a good story to tell
Soapbox: Youth have a good story to tell
Having a youth population of about 21.7-million is overwhelming if you consider the demands and needs of these young people that largely become the...
SA youth unemployment third worst in world, says Numsa
SA youth unemployment third worst in world, says Numsa
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Monday that South Africa is in a crisis when it comes to the number of unemployed young people in the country....
Calling all young African leaders
Calling all young African leaders
Our continent is on the rise and it is Africa’s young leaders that will take us into the future.
Youth skills programme 'optimistic'
Youth skills programme 'optimistic'
Questions are being asked about the usefulness of a R500-million youth development programme being launched.
When big bucks maketh the man
When big bucks maketh the man
One of the most fascinating statistics to emerge from Dr Greg Mills's new book, Why Africa is Poor and What Africans Can Do about It, is...
Still crazy about soccer
Still crazy about soccer
Friends Dumisani Banya (25) and Vincent Bezana (25) live in the Wonderkop village, close to the Lonmin Western mine, north of Mooinooi.
A place for youth
A place for youth
Their education system is, at the very least, showing signs of serious strain -- some would say in the middle of a major collapse. Crime rips...
Change agent for a sustainable future
Change agent for a sustainable future
Nelson Mandela once said education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.
Empowerment needs connections
Empowerment needs connections
We often speak in blasé ways about broad-based empowerment. But how will it happen? David Harrison and Mnqobi Nyembe take us on a tour of a local...

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