Transforming lives one youth at a time

18 July 2018 by Nosihle Shelembe After struggling to find a stable job for more than three years, Nelisiwe Gabini decided to start her own events planning company in Bronkhorstspruit, a small town about 50 kilometres east of Tshwane. During the three years, Gabini made money selling beauty products and household items like Tupperware. She […]

Spreading Madiba Magic on his special day

17 July 2018 South Africa will come alive with activities in celebration of Nelson Mandela’s centenary tomorrow by spreading some Madiba Magic by helping charities, disadvantaged schools and advocating for peace and reconciliation. The Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations take place countrywide under the theme “Be the Legacy”, a call that induces all of humanity to […]

Obama awaited with baited breath

17 July 2018 Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is abuzz with the young and old, who are eagerly awaiting the delivery of the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by former US President Barack Obama. The lecture, which is an initiative of the Nelson Mandela Foundation invites prominent people to drive debate on significant social issues. It encourages […]

Young Women in African Power Leadership Residential Training

02 July 2018 Apply now for the Power Africa’s Young Women in African Power Leadership Residential Training that will take place 01 – 26 October 2018. Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID that aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. This special opportunity is part of the […]

Youth help map the way forward for a crime-free SA

27 June 2018 Over 500 young people from across the country have converged in Pretoria this morning for the first-ever National Youth Crime-prevention Summit. The summit, which is organised by the South African Police Service, seeks to increase youth participation in the fight against crime. Police Deputy Minister Bongani Mkongi, who opened the summit in […]

#joburgvacancies Johannesburg Water

27 June 2018 #joburgvacancies Johannesburg Water is inviting 90 young people under the age of 35  who are interested in plumbing, brick laying and welding to apply for its basic skills programme for unemployed youth. The youth development programme aims to create opportunities for the unemployed youth, by providing them with basic skills through an […]

11 Year-Old Launches Own Foundation

Original article on thegreatguide.co.za | 18 June 2018 | by Michelle 11-year-old Stacey Fru’s Education Foundation launched her third book, Foundation projects and the Foundation’s Ambassadors last week. This Foundation arose out of Stacey’s zeal to empower and encourage children and adults alike to learn how to read and write. Amongst other things, the SFF […]

Youth urged to take up opportunities

18 June 2018 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has urged youth to take up the opportunities available to them to turn the tide on youth unemployment. “Government initiatives like the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) exist to assist with the rehabilitation and maintenance of our infrastructure, and the NYDA [National Youth Development Agency] […]

Government engages community radio sector

7 May 2018 Community radio stations must have a revenue enhancement plan in addition to the resources that are provided by the state, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. “No resources will be released unless people comply, no resources will be availed unless people demonstrate and have the record of board meeting and financial controls,” Minister […]