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Applications for the 2021 Youth Capital Influencer Programme are open. Are you passionate about finding solutions to youth unemployment? You should join!


Shoprite is offering a range of bursaries to talented students studying in Accounting, Data Science and Information Technology.


The level of unemployment amongst social work graduates is a major concern. Government now seeks to address this with social development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, saying that more graduates will be absorbed into the system.


South Africa has a large percentage of unemployed youth. However, the Department of Higher Education and Training contracted the Human Sciences Research Council to research and establish a mechanism to support skills planning and training of students in preparation for the labour market.


The coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut abruptly, exposing the huge inequality between impoverished and privileged pupils as learning moved online and schoolgirls faced exploitation.

By Zandile Bangani. Illustration by Anastasya Eliseeva.


By Walter Matli. Most young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa continue to be denied access to information and communications technology because of poor infrastructure and the digital divide. Digital illiteracy contributes to youth unemployment but the cost of mobile data is part of the problem.


We are currently experiencing stage 2 loadshedding until late tonight. This comes as trouble to a country who is observing a national lockdown. Students are doing their work and people are working from home which would then result in delays all over. 


Government in Western Cape are urgently wanting the alcohol ban to be lifted to prevent any further damage. Many are suspecting, or rather just hoping, that President Ramaphosa's next speech will include the announcement that the alcohol ban will be lifted.


Youth unemployment is a massive issue, and a crises, in Africa which is steadily rising. You can help combat youth unemployment with just your device and completing a quick questionnaire. 


Stats South Africa released the unemployment figures on Tuesday, days before the SONA is about to take place. The figures shown definitely caused an uproar in South Africans where little progress was shown. 


RelatED Education have partnered with TFG and Mhinga Village Chief to tackle poverty and youth unemployment in rural Limpopo. Since partnering, they have made many qualified graduates out of youth.


The Youth Environmental Services (YES) programme is contributing to reducing the country’s high unemployment rate, says Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Deputy Minister Maggie Sotyu.


It’s easy to believe that youth joblessness is a South African problem, yet the truth is that globally youth unemployment is on the rise.


From 1 April 2019, work experience will no longer be a requirement for recruitment for entry level jobs in the public sector, the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has announced. 


Life can go from bad to worse within a few months of unemployment. In this article we learn about how Nondumiso Maseko and Lwando Giyama had to readjust to being home as unemployed graduates, as told by Siyanda Mbuzo.


Unemployment is a challenge facing many South Africans and it affects almost every part of their lives. But unemployment can also cause us to lose friends, writes Siyanda Mbuzo (@CeeTheStyle).


Being an unemployed graduate is enormously stressful, and an active strategy is required to turn the situation around, an education expert says.


The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has vowed to continue prioritising youth development and contribute towards identifying and implementing lasting solutions to address youth challenges.

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