#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?
#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of owning their own businesses...

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Capsicum and The Private Hotel School partner with youth travel specialists OVC

Local culinary food and hospitality institutions, Capsicum Culinary Studio and The Private Hotel School, have partnered with youth travel specialists OVC to give their students the opportunity to work in hotels and resorts in the US for 12 months in paid internships...

2 days ago

How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artists
How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artists

In celebration of #YouthMonth, the National Arts Festival (NAF) has outlined how its youth-focused platforms assist in developing the country's artists. The National Arts Festival is on from 27 June to 7 July 2019 in the Eastern Cape town of Makhanda, formerly Grahamstown...

2 days ago

#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking
#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking

A dynamic, fulfilling career in tourism and hospitality awaits young school leavers, graduates and professionals - that is the message myself and the Dream Hotels & Resorts team would like to share with South Africa's youth...

By Sharmila Ragunanan 2 days ago

“All eyes on Kat.”
#BehindTheSelfie with... Kat Sinivasan

This #YouthMonth, as E! celebrates its 15-year anniversary in Africa, we go behind the selfie with E! Africa presenter, Katleho 'Kat' Sinivasan...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Brand South Africa partners with the Sunday Times Gen Next in redefining the coolest brands
Brand South Africa partners with the Sunday Times Gen Next in redefining the coolest brands

Ahead of youth day, Brand South Africa, through its Play Your Part programme, has partnered with the Sunday Times' Gen Next to redefine how youth choices influence and drive growth in local brands...

Issued by Brand South Africa 3 days ago

No age limit on inspiration. Celebrating the promise of our young leaders
No age limit on inspiration. Celebrating the promise of our young leaders

Around the world, young leaders are taking their future into their own hands. From South Africa to Sweden, the youth of today are working to create a vision of tomorrow that is better than today...

By Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 10 Jun 2019

OFM helping to free someone's future this Youth Day
OFM helping to free someone's future this Youth Day

OFM is celebrating Youth Day this year by helping someone move forward with their future...

Issued by OFM Radio 10 Jun 2019

Yusrah and Naseerah Du Toit in the RX Radio studio.
#YouthMonth: Voices for the future of the nation with RX Radio

RX Radio has just celebrated its second year on air, as the station that's effectively for the children, by the children, as the Red Cross Children's Hospital's internet station...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

How social media has become a breeding ground for counterfeit sales
How social media has become a breeding ground for counterfeit sales

As much as people love social media, there is a dark side to it too - one involving counterfeit goods and billions of Rands of lost revenue for companies and governments the world over...

7 Jun 2019

Masango's Blackboard in action.
#YouthMonth: Chalking up the success of Blackboard's 'kids-helping-kids' cycle

In 1976, students took to the streets and helped shape the South Africa we're living in today. In 2019, students are going to need a different tool to shape our future...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Invest in our country's youth to lead our innovation revolution
#YouthMonth: Invest in our country's youth to lead our innovation revolution

The world, at least the progressive part of it, is well and truly in the innovation age. Technology is impacting on industries and society in unprecedented ways...

By Sifiso Mazibuko 6 Jun 2019

“Lights, camera, action!”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zoë Brown

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Zoë Brown, radio and TV presenter at Kfm 94.5 and The Expresso Morning Show respectively and overall best traffic presenter at this year's Liberty Radio Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2019

#MusicExchange: Neo Motsatse
#MusicExchange: Neo Motsatse

The 2016 and 2018 Standard Bank Ovation Awardee, 19 year old violist Neo Motsatse, who was the star of last weekends show at the Soweto Theatre with Sipho Hotstix Mabuse will present Seasons, a Dorothy Masuka's songbook derived from Antonio Vivaldi's Seasons at the National Arts Festival in July...

By Martin Myers 5 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage
#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage

Arriving in 2000 in Johannesburg from Venda, Limpopo, with very little to his name, Collen Mashawana promptly spun his dreams into reality...

By Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2019

Santa Claus for Coca-Cola...
#YouthMonth: How to spot fake influencers on social media

Influencer marketing is an especially hot topic as we enter #YouthMonth, but do your research before you rush in as the quickest way to waste your time and money is to spend it on the wrong people...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jun 2019

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#FairnessFirst: A picture tells a thousand words, but should it?

People are never just a means to your journalistic end, especially when it comes to children. Their stories are our work, and when you work to add their authentic voices, it automatically changes the angle of the story for the better. But what about images of children in news articles? Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2019

#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on children
#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on children

With #YouthMonth just around the corner, what better time to put the focus on how to more ethically report on violence against children?

By Leigh Andrews 27 May 2019

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success
#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success

Entrepreneur and social innovator Zaid Osman is one of the driving forces behind South Africa's vibrant sneaker culture...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jun 2018

5 career tips for PR graduates
5 career tips for PR graduates

Finding a job after your graduation can be intimidating. Agencies are looking for juniors with experience. Internships are scarce. Jobs are scarce! Marisa Louw offers some tips that can help PR graduates find their feet after graduation...

By Marisa Louw 28 Jun 2018

Image supplied. © Cato Louw by Zanyika du Preez.
#YouthMonth: Find what you love doing, then passionately run with it!

If you're a rugby fan, chances are you already know the voice of 26-year-old broadcast sports presenter, Cato Louw. She's officially the youngest female rugby anchor on SuperSport, and also the voice behind the EWN sports bulletins on the KFM 94.5 Weekend Breakfast Show and the John Maytham Show on CapeTalk. She shares her unbridled rugger-passion and advice for others looking to follow in her sports broadcaster footsteps...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2018

Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing
Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing

As Youth Month draws to a close, I am concerned about data and the security issues that pertain to it. Where do millennials stand in this era of unlimited data and heightened vulnerability?

By Manie van Schalkwyk 27 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'
#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'

Not your typical creative, South African George 'Radarboy' Gally explains how he made the leap from creative director to teaching creative coding workshops across the world and working on data sculpture projects. He also shares advice for anyone out there looking to tap into their quirky talents...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: "The word 'advertising' frustrates me" - Adam Byars
#YouthMonth: "The word 'advertising' frustrates me" - Adam Byars

Adam Byars, co-MD and partner at Grid Worldwide, who recently took part in a panel discussion at the Sunday Times Generation Next conference, tells us about the good work HDI is doing in the youth marketing space and that even the best marketers can learn something from its Junior Board of Directors...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: The superpower that enables you to design the future
#YouthMonth: The superpower that enables you to design the future

WeThinkCode_ is a network of tech institutions dedicated to deliver Africa's human potential and meet the demand for software engineering skills...

By Ilse van den Berg 26 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: Do's and don'ts to consider for lifelong learning

"The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." - Brian Tracy. Lifelong learning is just that - constantly investing in your mind and therefore, your life. This #YouthMonth, I share my take on the importance of lifelong learning and why it's critical to future success...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Jun 2018

Brian Gitta with his Mattibabu malaria testing device
Malaria testing device wins top prize for young Ugandan

When no less than three blood tests failed to diagnose his malaria, Brian Gitta decided to come up with a better option...

21 Jun 2018

Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Anna Vaulina

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2018

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