Youth take to their bikes to protest against mining companies

Youth Affected by Mining United in Action cycled the “Toxic Tour” to various mining companies’ offices in Johannesburg


Brief | 18 June 2024

In photos: Young people march to Union Buildings

“They tell us to study hard and graduate and that this will lead to a better life but so many of my friends have not managed to find a job after completing their studies”


Photo Essay | 16 June 2023

Eco-friendly fast food deliveries create jobs for young people

Green Riders employs young people in Dunoon on e-bikes


Brief | 13 December 2022

“Ubuntu is alive” and it sounds like marimbas

Annual Marimba Jam Festival in Cape Town brings youth together


Brief | 13 September 2022

Prospects and pessimism at jobs roadshow

Bitou municipality and national departments and agencies presented opportunities to young people. Some attendees welcomed it, but others remained doubtful.


News | 21 August 2022

Most applicants for Social Relief of Distress grants are young

Approximately 600,000 SRD grant applicants hold tertiary qualifications


Brief | 5 August 2022

Young people stage fundraiser for immigrants

South African artists performed at the Parow Civic Centre to raise money for impoverished young refugees


Brief | 20 July 2022

Young people have to choose between eating and looking for work, survey finds

The cost of looking for employment is too high, say researchers


News | 6 May 2022

Youth Day event charges a packet of sanitary pads as entrance fee

Campaign to collect pads for people who can’t afford them


Brief | 17 June 2021

Youth Day sailing programme teaches more than just sailing

Young people from Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg get out on the water

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Photo Essay | 16 June 2021

Paddling to progress: The Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club

Zanentlantla Mbala says he doesn’t know what would have become of him without the club


Feature | 14 May 2021

Teenagers sell fruit and vegetables to help family make ends meet

“Our mother has taught us to work extra hard because we are immigrants”


News | 17 June 2020

Pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow

Children earn money directing cars around potholes hidden by a flooded road in Bethelsdorp


Brief | 3 April 2020

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds protest in Johannesburg and Cape Town

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News | 14 June 2019

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

“I love being isikhothana. It makes me feel like a celebrity”


News | 20 June 2018

One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities


Brief | 28 February 2018