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President Cyril Ramaphosa is known for encouraging the youth to step up and get involved in the affairs of the country, but his recent cabinet reshuffle tells the opposite. Read further for more details.


Kristal Duncan-Williams from Youth Capital gave some advice for Matrics looking to enter the workforce immediately. Youth unemployment is a major issue in South Africa and greater focus needs to be placed on not only graduates looking for work, but Matriculants as well.


Youth Capital wants to help solve the main challenges that face South Africa's youth with work that expands far greater than this. Kristal Duncan-Williams from Youth Capital explained what Youth Capital is and what they do.


June marks not only Youth Month, but pride month as well. We still have a long way to go until the day the LGBTQIA+ community no longer have to fear for their lives because of who they are. President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken against homophobia and violence against the LGBTQIA+ community.


President Cyril Ramaphosa used his Youth Day speech for the official launch of a new government service to help battle the 46% youth unemployment rate.  He called on young people to register for the new SA Youth service to help them gain access to jobs and learning opportunities.


In light of Youth Month, South African Deputy President David Mabuza says government's main priority will be to reskill and support about 3.5 million unemployed youth. 


Youth Day is coming up and to celebrate, here is Dhaufeur's inspirational story. Despite extreme difficulties in his early days, Dharfeur has risen above the challenges and has a bright future ahead. Dharfeur offers his advice to other youth as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on his life.


Pearson Institute of Higher Education will host a variety of youth skills development initiatives to commemorate Youth Month.

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