Say YES to 1 million jobs for youth

15 March 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to launch an initiative to help young people find jobs and empower them to run their own businesses. “The initiative, in collaboration with the private sector, aims to empower one million young people over the next five years to become economically active, either as a member of […]

Internship Opportunities at YUVA

Youth Today Africa is busy formalising a relationship with YUVA, another inspired youth organisation in Mauritius. Watch this space for more information, but in the mean time check out this opportunity…. Internship: Resource Development (March to August 2018) Deadline for application: 28 February 2018 Period: 5 March to 31 August 2018 Remuneration: On a voluntary basis Project/Department(s): Fundraising and Administration […]

SA hosts regional youth unemployment workshop

13 February 2018 The Department of Labour will host a two-day SADC workshop on youth unemployment in the region. South Africa, as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will host the gathering under the theme ‘Addressing Youth Employment in the SADC Region’ from 13 – 14 February in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. Youth unemployment is […]

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

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Get employed : Job opportunities available!

23 January 2018 *Job Title: General Workers [10 Posts]* Department: SAPS Salary: R7 520 per month (plus benefits) Minimum Requirements: Grade 10 Reference: Warrant OfficerBotha PO Raaf Tel no: 053 839 2517 Closing Date: 30 January 2018 Link_ *SITA Internship Programme* STIPEND: R5 500 per month Duration: 12 months Download Application Form>> Reference: […]

Good news for job seeking graduates

8 December 2017 Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework. The framework forms part of the development programme within the public service to attract talented graduates. “The framework includes earmarking a percentage of each department’s vacant posts for the recruitment of graduates in scarce occupations,” Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said at a […]

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. […]

Youth encouraged to take interest in nuclear

Original article on |13 October 2017 Energy Deputy Minister Thembi Majola has called on young people to acquire skills that will enable them to take up opportunities in the nuclear energy sector. The Deputy Minister was addressing the annual South African Young Nuclear Professionals Society (SAYNPS) nuclear youth summit on Wednesday. She said with […]

Youth Unemployment is Unsolvable Without Addressing ‘Waithood’

Original article on | 26 September 2017 | by Reem Rahman and Dr. Lynsey Farrell In a scenario illustrated by the World Bank, “Africa will need at least two decades to change the structure of employment sufficiently to offer dramatically different prospects to its youth.” However, what this scenario may not fully consider is the […]

Young township entrepreneur beats the odds

4 July 2018 He was among the winners at the National Youth Awards and this past Friday, he was a special guest of President Jacob Zuma at the National Youth Day celebrations held in the North West province. Young entrepreneur Bulelani Balabala’s career looks bright. Despite dropping out of school after Grade 9 when his […]