From humble beginnings as a feeding scheme in the 1980s, Siyabonga Africa has grown to include entrepreneurship programmes and business skills that incorporate food security.
Skills are needed to build a business. GetOn teaches these skills to bright, ambitious youngsters who go out into the world burning with desire to help slash jobless numbers and grow the country for the better for all.
The SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation works with teenagers and their parents to foster an entrepreneurial spirit in the youth. It teaches them how to start up and run their own businesses, to beat unemployment.
The youth are our future, and in South Africa, that future wants to stay at home. Less than 10% of South Africans under the age of 24 planned to migrate to another country, a Brand South Africa survey has found.
The National Youth Development Agency has taken to social media to motivate young people to lead by example. This initiative is part of Youth Month commemorations to remind today's youth of those of 1976.
To improve the economy, it is crucial to improve education and the number and level of maths and science graduates. They, in turn, need to be fed into the research and innovation sector, it was discussed at the launch of the South African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators.