YOUTH

Get TVET colleges to work first before investing in new campuses

There has been an effort by the state to expand the TVET college sector. But the reality is that the systems at many of these colleges are simply not working

Pan-African leaders crucial for growth

Multiculturalism in higher education can drive intra-African trade and economic goals

SA youth’s tomorrow should start today

Young people want better representation in the corridors of power, a decent education and an economy that guarantees them jobs

Africa mustn’t leave its youth in the lurch

Countries must take steps to build young people’s social, political and economic involvement

A space to grow for Westbury youth

The volatile Jo’burg suburb’s youth centre provides respite from the harsh realities of crime, gang-related violence and unemployment

Who wants to live forever?

Longevity enthusiasts believe immortality is a worthwhile goal. But refugees from the past could create problems for future generations

Youth, dare to dream

Young people need to be able to imagine a better future if they are to stand a chance of creating it

Letters to the editor: June 21 to 28

Read this week's letters to the editor

Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour

Millions are interested in agriculture, but stigma and low wages drive them to greener pastures

Make democracy come alive at schools

Our schools have policies for citizenship education, now they need to provide the contexts necessary for democracy to thrive

No easy childhood for SA’s youth

Being a child in South Africa is difficult, but there are programmes that help them to survive and thrive

Youth are agents of change in our democracy

Young people mobilise around issues that affect their lives and their voice needs to be heard

Latest

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

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

Press Releases

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

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