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New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kids
New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kidsArticle

H&M has introduced a new global initiative to identify and support young role models who are making progress on social equality, sustainability, education...

3 May 2021

Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SA
Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SAArticle

A year on after the Covid-19 pandemic reached South African shores, we have yet to see the full impact of lockdown on South Africans, especially on young people whose lives have were largely paused...

Siphelele Chirwa 24 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

Adidas SA on the prowl for talented young graduates
Adidas SA on the prowl for talented young graduatesArticle

Four high-potential and talented young graduates will have the opportunity to join Adidas South Africa's 18-month Future Leaders Program in Cape Town...

10 Feb 2021

Converse pledges R1m towards student debt relief in SA
Converse pledges R1m towards student debt relief in SAArticle

Converse has launched a #KicktheDebt campaign that will see the sneaker and apparel brand dedicate R1m towards relieving South African youths of student debt...

8 Feb 2021

Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOs
Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOsArticle

In June 2020, 10 free-to-access, uncapped, solar-powered Wi-Fi enabled ThinkZones were set up in Atlantis, providing free internet access to between 5,500 and 10,000 people per month...

Issued by GreenCape 1 Feb 2021

Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light AwardsArticle

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

27 Jan 2021

Artscape reveals free online lineup for Dec/Jan
Artscape reveals free online lineup for Dec/JanArticle

The Artscape will be showcasing music, theatre and dance entertainment by various community artists from across the Western Cape Town on its YouTube channel from 13 December 2020 to 3 January 2021...

10 Dec 2020

YID-Textiles Programme to empower business-minded youth in SA townships
YID-Textiles Programme to empower business-minded youth in SA townshipsArticle

Technoserve has introduced a Youth Ideas Development Textiles Programme, aimed at empowering township-based youth and helping to revive SA's textiles sector...

2 Dec 2020

#WorldAidsDay: Covid-19 not the only health crisis we have on our hands
#WorldAidsDay: Covid-19 not the only health crisis we have on our handsArticle

Focus on the HIV/Aids pandemic, along with other health crises, has been forced to take a backseat as the world is working around the clock to find a vaccine for the coronavirus...

1 Dec 2020

Ford SA, Department of Basic Education hand over first engine to PE school
Ford SA, Department of Basic Education hand over first engine to PE schoolArticle

FMCSA and the Department of Basic Education recently handed over an engine to Otto du Plessis High School in Port Elizabeth...

20 Nov 2020

EPF Tech Hub helps empower young developers with hackathon
EPF Tech Hub helps empower young developers with hackathonArticle

The EPF Tech Hub is a local NPO committed to harnessing emerging technologies like AI, big data, fintech and IoT to build solutions that address the key challenges in South Africa, such as unemployment, urbanisation, rural development, and water and energy challenges...

20 Nov 2020

Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment
Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowermentArticle

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

23 Sep 2020

DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks
DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinksArticle

Local black-owned beverage company, MoFaya, has expanded its energy drinks brand by adding a range of soft drinks.

11 Sep 2020

Achieving social change in South Africa during the 'great reset'
Achieving social change in South Africa during the 'great reset'Article

Futurists and market researchers are calling this pandemic the 'great reset' of our society and an opportunity to reimagine a different world...

Ashley Roman 3 Sep 2020

PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SA
PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SAArticle

PwC and Unicef South Africa recently announced the details of local collaboration that aims to help prepare young South Africans with relevant skills to enter the workforce...

24 Aug 2020

'We women need to help our sisters reach for the stars' - Onyi Nwaneri, Afrika Tikkun Services
'We women need to help our sisters reach for the stars' - Onyi Nwaneri, Afrika Tikkun ServicesArticle

Despite progress made on the gender rights front since South Africa's first democratic elections, a lot of work remains to be done, says Onyi Nwaneri, human rights lawyer by trade and CEO of Afrika Tikkun Services...

19 Aug 2020

Let's #DoBizZA this September
Let's #DoBizZA this SeptemberArticle

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Aug 2020

Converse hands over donation to Surfers Not Street Children
Converse hands over donation to Surfers Not Street ChildrenArticle

Sneaker and apparel brand Converse has donated R50,000 to the Durban-based public benefit organisation (PBO) Surfers Not Street Children...

28 Jul 2020

SAIBPP provides stepping stones for next generation of black property professionals
SAIBPP provides stepping stones for next generation of black property professionalsArticle

Through its initiatives, such as its bursary fund and Young Professionals Forum, the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) aims to nurture the next generation of black property leaders and professionals...

1 Jul 2020

#YouthMonth: How an unexpected passion for property altered Chelsea Brown's career path
#YouthMonth: How an unexpected passion for property altered Chelsea Brown's career pathArticle

A UJ alumna, Chelsea Brown has found her passion in property, especially after recognising the many opportunities the field holds for SA's youth...

Sindy Peters 30 Jun 2020

#BizUnity: Small businesses doing big things during lockdown
#BizUnity: Small businesses doing big things during lockdownArticle

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.

Terrena Rathanlall 29 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: How Hasheel Tularam developed his outdoor addiction into a fulfilling career
#YouthMonth: How Hasheel Tularam developed his outdoor addiction into a fulfilling careerArticle

Hasheel Tularam is a senior environmental scientist at SRK Consulting. He's passionate about protecting and preserving the natural environment and feels blessed to live in a country so full of natural beauty...

26 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: MiHeart Project looks to empower a new generation
#YouthMonth: MiHeart Project looks to empower a new generationArticle

As South Africa looks to revive its economy, the predicted negative impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the South African job market is significant...

26 Jun 2020

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

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

Althea Farmer 25 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Encouraging our youth to stand up and shine
#YouthMonth: Encouraging our youth to stand up and shineArticle

2020 has proven to be a game-changing year, where the voices of our youth globally and locally have become louder. The status quo is being challenged and we, Trace, a youth-focused brand are all for it...

Valentine Gaudin-Muteba 24 Jun 2020

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

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

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

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

African tourism has been put on ice by coronavirus - here's how some countries are reviving it
African tourism has been put on ice by coronavirus - here's how some countries are reviving itArticle

Developing countries that depend heavily on tourists need international support and more sustainable offerings for the future...

Davina Stanford and Adama Bah 19 Jun 2020

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Aftermath of Covid-19 requires Africa to be bold in its path to recoveryArticle

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

#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time
#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a timeArticle

Inspired by his late father, Muzi Shongwe's passion for business culminated in Muzi Bricks and Project - a brickmaking business helping build Soshanguve - the community in which he operates...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2020

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

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

Thembela Ntlemeza and Sifiso Mazibuko 18 Jun 2020

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

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

Sindy Peters 18 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Youth, Covid-19 and learning in the workplace
#YouthMonth: Youth, Covid-19 and learning in the workplaceArticle

For young South African graduates learning their professions in the workplace, the Covid-19 lockdown has been a serious set-back to their experiential learning...

Andrew van Zyl 17 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: When architecture, interior design and passion collide
#YouthMonth: When architecture, interior design and passion collideArticle

As a junior 3D visualisation artist at the Paragon Group, Ashna Premji found the perfect job where her passion for both architecture and interior design collides...

Sindy Peters 12 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Education essential in breaking cycle of poverty, liberating young people
#YouthMonth: Education essential in breaking cycle of poverty, liberating young peopleArticle

Musa Thomo is operations manager at Sparrow FET College, a social enterprise that specifically caters for the disenfranchised youth of South Africa...

Sindy Peters 12 Jun 2020

Bokang Mokoena, executive director of Phakamani Young Minds Academy
#YouthMonth: Youth must prepare, start strategising for the new normalArticle

We chatted to Bokang Mokoena, executive director of youth-led NPO Phakamani Young Minds Academy, to find out more about the origins of the organisation, some of its most significant achievements...

Sindy Peters 5 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedom
#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedomArticle

We chatted to Clayton Hayward, co-founder and MD of UKheshe, to find out more about the Ukheshe platform, what some of the barriers are for financial inclusion among SA's youth...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

Local campaign inspiring active citizenship to launch this #YouthMonth
Local campaign inspiring active citizenship to launch this #YouthMonthArticle

Brand South Africa and Activate! Change Drivers are launching a Youth Month campaign to promote constitutionalism and inspire active citizenship among the SA's youth...

4 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Many opportunities for youth in world's oldest industry, construction
#YouthMonth: Many opportunities for youth in world's oldest industry, constructionArticle

We chat to Tracy-Lee Behr, event director: built environment at dmg events, to find out more about how the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo provides for youth involvement and upliftment...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SA
#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SAArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to professional architect Sphephelo Mhlongo to find out more about his journey as an architect, what some of the challenges are that young people face in the industry...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young minds
#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young mindsArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to Nkosinathi Mahlangu to find out more about his work at the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, how the organisation is advancing youth empowerment in SA...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemploymentArticle

Arguably one of the biggest lessons we've learnt from the global Covid-19 pandemic is the power of technology and the positive impact it can have on the education sector...

Onyinye Nwaneri 1 Jun 2020

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back betterArticle

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right now
#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right nowArticle

Covid-19 has removed the veil on real poverty in South Africa, showing us all what we have normalised...

Siphelele Chirwa 28 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Luke Müller of HopeTown
#UnsungHeroes: Luke Müller of HopeTownArticle

Luke Müller leads HopeTown's surf therapy sessions which includes beach lessons, mentoring, and training upcoming leaders...

Ilse van den Berg 20 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Mhinti Pato of Sakhisizwe YDP
#UnsungHeroes: Mhinti Pato of Sakhisizwe YDPArticle

A mother of three, a small business owner, and hands-on involved in uplifting the youth through the Sakhisizwe Youth Development Programme (YDP), Mhinti Pato is basically the South African version of Wonder Woman...

Ilse van den Berg 6 May 2020

Hello A-list: Changing the narrative of small businesses in tough times
Hello A-list: Changing the narrative of small businesses in tough timesArticle

Hello A-list is an award-winning, female-owned brand and marketing agency that is committed to reinventing the traditional client-agency relationship as we face lockdown regulations and repercussions...

Banele Nkabinde, Issued by A-list Communications 7 Apr 2020

The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 vision
The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 visionArticle

Join more than 400 corporate, non-profit, government and academic delegates for a dynamic exchange of ideas on how to enhance responsible business efforts to create meaningful impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2020

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