50 South African youth initiatives’ stories shared in book

Melissa Javan 12 August 2016 Tebogo Suping of Kagiso in Gauteng is one of 50 young people who are featured in the book Activate! Change Drivers that...

Their future their choice

Through teaching young people skills and values such as tolerance, perseverance and resilience, Life Choices helps them to overcome their challenges and be the...

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Young South Africans urged to learn fundamentals of NDP

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams encouraged young South Africans to read and understand the goals and achievements of the National Development Plan, saying this important project outlines the skills and knowledge needed for South Africa to move forward.

Africa’s youth population can lift the continent

The youth population is big and is growing; urbanisation is growing even faster. These factors present possibilities and pitfalls: a young population may be dynamic and bring economic advantages but at the same time, too many young people raises the potential for conflict.

Young population a goldmine for sub-Saharan countries: UN

The demographic shifts taking place in the developing world are opening a window for economic growth. In particular, countries in sub-Saharan Africa can realise an exponential 'demographic dividend' is they invest heavily in their young populations, according to the latest The State of World Population report.

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists builds South Africa’s science capital

To ensure that Africa’s young scientists get the support they need, the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists exposes pupils from across the continent to new ideas, projects, teachers and each other building the continent’s science capital.

Young entrepreneurs need big business support

The youth of South Africa have the ability to make this country globally competitive; they bring creativity and innovation to the table – but they need the support of big business.

‘Born-frees’ to help build a more prosperous SA

Young South Africans, especially those born in 1994, when the country first attained democracy, are looking forward to contributing to a more prosperous South Africa. SAnews caught up with some of the "born-frees" attending the presidential inauguration in Pretoria on Saturday.

Car wash, art gallery

A Johannesburg law firm has partnered with a township car wash that doubles as an art gallery to sponsor a competition for young artists from Alexandra. There's been no shortage of entries - work by 35 finalists will be on exhibition in Melville and Illovo until 24 December.