Latest articles on Youth Employment

All South Africans can help build a sustainable digital infrastructure

Technology is key for youth to access economic opportunities, however many cannot afford devices or data

To silence Africa’s guns, empower its youth

It may be impossible to end the cycle of conflict in various countries on the continent without creating jobs for young people

A year of YES

It has been a year since the Youth Employment Service was launched, and the social enterprise is steadily working to address youth unemployment

Exploring FETs and TVETs as viable alternatives

Your chances of finding or creating work are increased

Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC’s support

Refilwe Lesufi says there is an urgent need to create off-grid solutions in rural areas

Africa’s youth, brimming with potential, must be nurtured

Although Africa has the highest proportion of young people, it has the highest prevalence of hunger

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

Department of Arts and Culture steps up pace of transformation

Several initiatives have been successfully launched to promote the arts and develop young minds

Only beneficiation will stamp out

The youth jobs scheme offers yearlong internships but sceptics fear it will only beef up BEE scorecards

Tshepo 1 million: transforming the lives of the youth

Addessing youth unemployment is a key priority on the premier's agenda

Students in DSIDE programme come up with innovative solutions

An early warning system could help lower fatalities in SA mines

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday