CTVSA interview with our founder, Michelle Ashburner, about Youth Today’s role in our society

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Kunene Creatives

Siphiwe Kunene and Thulani Simphiwe Kunene brought Kunene Creatives into being early in 2017 with the intention of portraying good images, bringing about awareness, inspiration and storytelling through creativity. Both Siphiwe and Thulani studied Marketing Management at South West Gauteng TVET College. Thulani is furthering his studies in his role as Marketing Officer at Soweto […]

Think out of the box when deciding on a career

There are a number of skills and qualifications which are determined to be critical for South Africa.  From Sheep Shearer to Millwright, the list includes over 170 occupations in sectors including Engineering, Information Technology, Life and Earth Sciences and Architecture. With unemployment hovering at 26.7% and tertiary education costing as much as R470 000 (according […]

Profile on business man, Brian Mdluli

Written by Lerato Mokgoro |12 September 2016 | Youth Today introduces businessman Brian Mdluli, current CEO of SA Taxi, and owner of one of Soweto’s top 5 restaurants, Nexdor. We sat down with the “Direct marketing” brand to find out more about what’s next in his career, what inspires him and what role he plays to […]

Skills, training and youth entrepreneurship in Africa

Original article on the broker |22 August 2016 | by Zuzan Brixiova Young people represent more than 60% of Africa’s population, leading to the “demographic dividend” as the new buzzword of the development assistance and business world. Yet how can this booming generation of young Africans be integrated into the labour market and spur economic […]

Government Funds Available to SMEs in South Africa

Original article on gaaaccounting.com |22 August 2016 | by Afzal Khan Small medium entities (SMEs) are the building blocks of an economy. According to research performed in 2010,1 91% of the entities in South Africa are SMEs, of which 61% contribute to the country’s employment statistics. Of the 91%, 52–57% contributes to the country’s GDP. […]

South African female authors share their journeys

Original article on southafrica.info | 18 August 2016 | written by Melissa Javan Trapped. A strong woman’s triumph over abuse is Capetonian Sam Scarborough’s diary, now published as a book. Her story – a confident and financially secure woman stuck is an emotionally abusive relationship – is meant to give hope to other women trapped […]

Shorter working hours for Cape’s junior doctors

Original article on news24.com |17 August 2016 | by Paul Herman Cape Town – Junior doctors in the Western Cape will no longer work more than 24 hours per shift, the provincial health MEC has said. “It is a great improvement on the current 30-hours shifts that are stipulated in the national guideline set by the Health […]

“Road to Nairobi” entrepreneur bus sets off from Joburg

Original article on disrupt-africa.com | 17 August 2016 | by Gabriella Mulligan An international team of youth entrepreneurs has taken to the road in a bus travelling from South Africa to Kenya, with a view to promoting entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment across the African continent. The “Road to Nairobi 2016” bus trip – […]