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 […]

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 […]

#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] […]

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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