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Tshepo 1 Million brings hope for Gauteng’s unemployed youth

19 June 2017 Gauteng’s unemployed youth have a reason to be hopeful again. Gauteng has about 2.7 million young people aged between 15 and 34 who are neither studying nor working. Half of them have not completed Grade 12 and are unemployable, and close to 60% of them are in long-term unemployment. They have never

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Youth urged to lead the Long Walk to Prevention

16 June 2017 Pretoria – South Africa’s current youth need to make history and take up the HIV and Aids prevention revolution, like those of 1976. “The Long Walk to Prevention calls for the energy, vibrancy and infinite resourcefulness of young people. They must lead the Prevention Revolution because prevention is the pillar of our

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Public Works to accelerate fight against poverty, unemployment

13 April 2017  Public Works Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says he is confident his department will accelerate the fight against poverty and unemployment through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Minister Nhleko and his deputy Jeremy Cronin have recently been briefed by senior managers in the department on progress being made in the fight against poverty

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Why Failure Is an Opportunity in Disguise Success Advice

Original article  onaddicted2success.com | 29  March 2017 | by Max Weigand On your journey towards your dream life, there will be many setbacks. Whenever you pursue a goal that is worth achieving, it will be hard. You fall down many times, and every time you ask yourself: “Is this really for me?” There will be

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South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Original article on yourohiovalley.com | 29 March 2017 | by Stuart Graham Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa’s white minority government – much of that time alongside the country’s first black president, Nelson Mandela – died Tuesday at age 87. Kathrada late in life became such a scathing

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Microsoft Classroom of the Future Opens at the Cape Town Science Centre

Original article onitnewsafrica.com | 28 March 2017 Together in partnership, Microsoft South Africa and the Cape Town Science Centre on Friday 24th March unveiled the Microsoft Classroom of the Future, in Cape Town. The opening included an exhibition that showcased the latest and greatest educational tools available to teachers today. This interactive showcase at the

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Ramaphosa urges private sector to support youth empowerment

Original article on sabc.co.za | 27 March 2017 | by Tshepo Ikaneng Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the private sector to support government initiatives to transform post-school education and training.  He was speaking at the National Skills Conference in Irene, Pretoria. Among the conference objectives are the strengthening of the skills development system to enhance

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South Africa: Skills, Job Opportunities for Gauteng Youth

Original article on allafrica.com | 27 March 2017 Gauteng government partnerships will provide thousands of young people with training and job opportunities while empowering them with the relevant skills needed in the job market. One of example of this is Tshepo 500 000, a flagship programme focusing on creating opportunities for half a million young people

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The most sought-after skills in South Africa

Original article on mybroadband.co.za | 24 march 2017 The latest Career Junction Index (CJI) report reveals that software development is the most in-demand skill in the South African job market. It is followed by departmental management, and sales consulting. The CJI uses data gathered from the Career Junction website to represent labour dynamics in South

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