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#BizUnity: Small businesses doing big things during lockdown

South Africa is into the third month of lockdown and many entrepreneurs still don't know if they will be able to reopen their businesses when the lockdown is over. However, this hasn't stopped them from opening their hearts and wallets to those in need.

By Terrena Rathanlall 30 Jun 2020

South Africa's Freedom Charter campaign holds lessons for the pursuit of a fairer society

The Freedom Charter, the document that became the blueprint for a free South Africa, turns 65 this year...

By Benjamin Roberts 26 Jun 2020

IQbusiness Youth Progress Index and Report: key findings to improve youth outcomes

Launched on 18 June 2020, the IQbusiness Youth Progress Index (YPI) and Report 2020 is intended to generate a very deliberate conversation on the future prospects and prosperity for the youth of South Africa...

25 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: The untold story of South Africa's youth during crisis

This Youth Month is one of the most significant South Africa has faced since 1976 and could mark a turning point in our history...

By Althea Farmer 25 Jun 2020

High Court rules SRD grant should be available to asylum seekers, special permit holders

On 18 June 2020, the Gauteng High Court gave judgment declaring that eligible special permit holders, and asylum seekers with visas valid on 15 March 2020 can access the Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant...

By Dibuseng Motlokoa and Laura Macfarlane 24 Jun 2020

Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice

Urban investments across the African continent are at an all-time high. Yet the nature of these investments differs starkly across cities....

By Biruk Terrefe 24 Jun 2020

Eaton investing in female engineering leadership

While the field of engineering has historically been the preserve of men, that's changing rapidly...

23 Jun 2020

SA youth feel unheard, dismiss social media as a long-term tool of influence

Activate! Change Drivers recently held an online panel discussion on how the youth are using their voices under lockdown to amplify current social issues...

22 Jun 2020

Corporate SA - Black Lives Matter beyond PR statements

It is without doubt that the inclusion and representation of Black people in corporate South Africa continues to be an urgent matter that needs to be addressed...

By Khanyisa Nomoyi 22 Jun 2020

Salesian Life Choices celebrates Cape Town's youth - from victims to victors

As part of its 2020 "30 Stories in 30 Days" campaign, celebrating Youth Month, Salesian Life Choices is sharing one inspirational youth story from 15 to 21 June, honouring the youth of today...

19 Jun 2020

Aftermath of Covid-19 requires Africa to be bold in its path to recovery

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the ECA, says tackling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic effectively to ensure Africa grows back and builds back better in the aftermath of Covid-19 requires boldness...

19 Jun 2020

Education assistance for TRC apartheid victims

Application for financial assistance to study for the victims of apartheid, their qualifying relatives and dependents are now open...

18 Jun 2020

Covid-19, youth, innovation and the township economy: an opportunity to rethink

Long before the coronavirus pandemic hit the South African environment, its youth population was already disproportionately affected by economic decline...

By Thembela Ntlemeza and Sifiso Mazibuko 18 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: YES helps SA's youth catch their first break

Since inception, YES has generated over R1.4bn in youth salaries across 35,000 jobs...

By Sindy Peters 18 Jun 2020

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