youth unemployment

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.

It's time for the South African youth to consider alternative ways of seeking and keeping employment. This appears to be the case as it seems more of the country's youth is unable to secure employment.


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

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.

TikTok is launching SkillsUP, a campaign which aims to improve digital skills development in South Africa. This will empower local communities and give them access to digital skills which can come as a major benefit in skills development. 

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. 



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