Innovation holds key to jobs

5 December 2017 South Africa must cultivate a conducive business climate that is able to support innovation so start-ups can thrive and ultimately create jobs. Releasing the 10th edition of South Africa’s Economic Update on Friday in Tshwane, the World Bank identified innovation as the bedrock for a country that is keen to drive up […]

#SaveTheDate KZN Music Imbizo 2018

04 December 2017 | Press Release find it here #SaveTheDate KZN Music Imbizo 2018 KZN MUSIC IMBIZO 2018 (English) Date: Thursday 23 August – Saturday 25 August Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium (Durban, South Africa) Theme: No Borders – Let the music travel Save the date: KZN Music Imbizo 2018 will be taking place from Thursday 23 August […]

Girl empowerment non-negotiable for community development

29 November 2017 The economic and personal empowerment that education provides allows women and girls to make healthier choices for themselves and their families, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. The Minister said this on Tuesday when she opened the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Steering Committee and Sharing […]

Free tours for Gauteng learners

28 November 2017 Gauteng high school learners, who have just completed their exams, are in for a treat this year as they get a chance to tour the Johannesburg Zoo, Gold Reef City and other exciting heritage sites for free. Through the Gauteng Department of Education’s “Know your province” campaign, learners will be exposed to […]

Fridays are Red Ribbon days

22 November 2017 The countdown to World Aids Day has already begun, and South Africans are reminded to continue participating in Red Ribbon Fridays in the build up to 1 December. Red Ribbon Fridays started on 10 November and should be sustained until 1 December on World Aids Day. This has also been encouraged by […]

Bursaries for young Eskom scientists

21 November 2017 Three young scientists have been granted the opportunity to study engineering at South African universities of their choice after receiving bursaries worth over R1.3 million from Eskom. “Eskom awarded bursaries worth a total of R1 332 000 to three deserving young scientists,” said the power utility. The bursaries were awarded at the Eskom Expo […]

The City’s executive takes budget, IDP to the people

01 November 2017 The City of Johannesburg will for the first time go to communities with its budget; where residents will have the opportunity to see how much money is allocated for their neighborhoods. Through the integrated development Planning (IDP) feedback sessions, the legislature will ensure Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba and his team of members […]

Best of luck Matrics 2017

24 October 2017 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has wished all matriculants all the best for their final exams, which get underway today. “I wish the best of luck to all the candidates sitting for the examinations this year. Keep your head down, study hard, stay focused and I am confident you will make us […]

Open up opportunities for young people

24 October 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says young people need to be given an enabling environment in order to access employment opportunities. The Deputy President said this when he addressed a gala dinner of the Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator: Solutions Exchange at the Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape on Monday. […]

Whats new at the station?

Youth Today Radio (YTR) is officially live! Yes, calling all banner- man to the minting of everybody’s favorite youth platform. We are finally here after a year-and-a-half since the launch of this interactive youth platform. We have finally see a mile in our drive to creative a home for the African youth. Our vision is […]