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Born to Succeed Women upskills job seekers

Sandiso Sibisi and several of her co-workers are volunteers for a project that teaches unemployed women life skills and how to find jobs.Melissa Javan Born...

The Buffelshoek Trust helps drive rural development in Mpumalanga

"Not having everything you need doesn't mean you can't strive for excellence" is the ethos of the Buffelshoek Trust, an organisation dedicated to improving...

Siyabonga Africa helps people get back up

Skate thumbFrom humble beginnings as a feeding scheme in the 1980s, Siyabonga Africa has grown to include entrepreneurship programmes and business skills that incorporate food security.

GetOn gives a hand up with skills

GetOn thumbSkills 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.

Foundation gets teens to become self-starters

Teen entrep thumbThe 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.

South Africa highlights youth development

South Africa highlights youth development

The South African government is determined to strengthen its connection with the country's youth, and is partnering with business to prioritise the development of young South Africans, looking at solutions for unemployment, education and social issues.
R10bn jobs-saving initiative

South Africa’s unemployment rate falls

In its Quarterly Labour Force Survey, Statistics South Africa reports that the unemployment rate fell to 25% in the second quarter. Statistician-general Pali Lehohla said there had been growth in employment since 2011, even though it fluctuated. Most jobs were in the formal sector.

Young South Africans plan to stay at home

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.

Young South Africans pushed to take a stand

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.

Innovation research needs more investment

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.

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