national youth development agency

Brand South Africa plays its part in building the township economy

According to IOL, almost half of South Africa's urban population lives in townships, representing hundreds of billions of rands in spending power in the...

South Africa turns to cinema to build young entrepreneurs

Thousands of learners in South Africa are taking part in an initiative set up to boost youth entrepreneurship and economic development. Called Step Up 2 a Start Up II, it offers skills, a toolkit and entry into the Maker-preneur of the Year Competition, with bursaries up for grabs.

South Africa teams up with Mara Mentor

Young South Africans will benefit from a partnership between the Mara Mentor initiative and the National Youth Development Agency. Hands were shaken on the deal on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on Africa, where Team South Africa is participating in key sessions.

State of the Nation 2010

Read the full text of South African President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address, delivered to Parliament on the evening of 11 February 2010.
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