Youth Unemployment

Leapfrogging into digital can give youth work

South Africa is in a good position to upskill employees and young people for the 21st century

The 4IR: A re-imagining

Will South Africa be at the forefront of driving change, or at its mercy?

Critical thinking in critical times

Forward thinking and research that defines the societal impact of the 4IR reveals a realm of potential within a world of challenges

​African Union rolls out 1 Million by 2021 campaign

Fostering new approaches to address unemployment in African youth

Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution

A love must be instilled at school for the STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and maths — and digital literacy

Code 300: a game changer for the missing middle

Launched in 2017 to solve the funding challenge faced by the ‘missing middle’ students, ISFAP provides students the funding for their studies.

New financial tool can help create work

The innovative approach aims to target one of Africa’s key problems — youth unemployment

Harambee, Youth Employment Accelerator, winner in NGO’s category

The company helps to break the vicious cycle of exclusion, unemployment and instablity

25 years of democratic South Africa

South African youth is disillusioned with democracy because of high rates of unemployment

Depressed? Blame it on governance

It’s perfectly normal for the ongoing stress of load-shedding and water outages to leave you feeling blue

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

How to build a future for SA’s youth

The country has initiatives to create jobs, but this is hampered by poor co-ordination and education — ultimately failing to match people to employers

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it