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Youth Development

Youth Development is essential to helping the youth of South Africa succeed in life. There are far more prospective workers than there are jobs available for them, and many youth are not able to afford to study further and become more specialised. This is where youth development programmes come in. Offering young people work readiness programmes, opportunities to advance their education and make a difference in their communities are just some of the ways that youth development can change South Africa for the better.

In just four days, all eyes will be on government as it launches the Jobs Summit to tackle the surging levels of unemployment in the country. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government departments have been putting together administrative and regulatory mechanisms to ensure the Youth Employment Service (YES) initiative works.

The project seeks to equip and empower women by enhancing their ICT skills to innovate the ways in which they use social media and technology to advocate for their rights. This includes their right to safe transportation.

The newly launched Limpopo Youth Development Programme is set to change the lives of many young people in that province. 

Entrepreneurship can reduce joblessness in SA but we need to nurture these entrepreneurial mindsets in our youth

The future of South Africa’s youth relies heavily on young people’s readiness to enter the job market.

A high employment rate, quality education, less teenage pregnancy and a place where children’s rights are not violated -- these are some of the dreams young South Africans have for a better country.

Learners attending a Winter School Programme have been encouraged to keep the late Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu’s dream alive by being the legacy.

Unemployment among young South Africans stands at 65 percent, according to the 2018 Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY).

Despite June being Youth Month and sporting the theme: “Live the Legacy: Towards a socio-economically empowered youth," millions of South African youths have, little to celebrate.

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