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Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19
Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19Article

In June, the International Trade Centre launched a report titled Covid-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business...

Kingsley Ighobor 3 Aug 2020

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Digital culture plugs - The new frontier in urban youth marketingArticle

South African urban youth culture is a very complex space to navigate and without the right credible 'plugs' on the ground to introduce you or expose you to information about this culture and what is deemed valuable by urban centennials has become a very tough job for brands particularity in infiltrating this space and create relevance for themselves...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 9 Jul 2020

YFM launches topical talk show Perspective on Y
YFM launches topical talk show Perspective on YArticle

YFM 99.2, Gauteng's number one youth station is launching a one-of-a-kind talk show - Perspective on Y. The hard-hitting show will air between 7pm and 9pm every second Thursday, starting on 9 July...

Issued by YFM 99.2 8 Jul 2020

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Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalistsArticle

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa
The scenario of young entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2020

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Aftermath of Covid-19 requires Africa to be bold in its path to recoveryArticle

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the ECA, says tackling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic effectively to ensure Africa grows back and builds back better in the aftermath of Covid-19 requires boldness...

19 Jun 2020

Covid-19, youth, innovation and the township economy: an opportunity to rethink
Covid-19, youth, innovation and the township economy: an opportunity to rethinkArticle

Long before the coronavirus pandemic hit the South African environment, its youth population was already disproportionately affected by economic decline...

Thembela Ntlemeza and Sifiso Mazibuko 18 Jun 2020

Wunderman Thompson inspires growth within the youth
Wunderman Thompson inspires growth within the youthArticle

Every June, South Africa observes Youth Month to pay respect to the courage and sacrifices of the Soweto uprising youths and to celebrate young people and their potential. Devoting a month to the youth puts the spotlight on the efforts and progress made to empower and advance the young generation...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 18 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Education essential in breaking cycle of poverty, liberating young people
#YouthMonth: Education essential in breaking cycle of poverty, liberating young peopleArticle

Musa Thomo is operations manager at Sparrow FET College, a social enterprise that specifically caters for the disenfranchised youth of South Africa...

Sindy Peters 12 Jun 2020

Bokang Mokoena, executive director of Phakamani Young Minds Academy
#YouthMonth: Youth must prepare, start strategising for the new normalArticle

We chatted to Bokang Mokoena, executive director of youth-led NPO Phakamani Young Minds Academy, to find out more about the origins of the organisation, some of its most significant achievements...

Sindy Peters 5 Jun 2020

Global solidarity with Africa is an imperative
Global solidarity with Africa is an imperativeArticle

As Covid-19 spreads across the continent, Africa has responded swiftly to the pandemic and, as of now, reported cases are lower than feared...

António Guterres 21 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformation
#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformationArticle

While skills development and policymaking play a vital role in long term transformation efforts, youth entrepreneurship serves as a viable way to achieve tangible impact on a local, national and even continental scale...

Melissa Mbazo 30 Apr 2020

Africa's unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation
Africa's unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenationArticle

It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential...

Dr Mamphela Ramphele 17 Apr 2020

How to adapt client education and learnerships during lockdown
How to adapt client education and learnerships during lockdownArticle

In the wake of the country's imminent shutdown, schools, universities and high learning institutions have had to very quickly implement processes and systems to enable the South African youth to continue with their learning programmes...

25 Mar 2020

Covid-19 exposes urgent need for tech-savvy teachers, 4IR e-learning options
Covid-19 exposes urgent need for tech-savvy teachers, 4IR e-learning optionsArticle

The coronavirus (Covid-19) threat, coupled with the closure of South Africa's schools until at least the end of the Easter weekend, foregrounds the urgent need for tech-savvy teachers who can take advantage of the myriad e-learning opportunities offered by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)...

23 Mar 2020

Filling the skills gap with on-the-job training: i-Fundi's Stefan Lauber explains
Filling the skills gap with on-the-job training: i-Fundi's Stefan Lauber explainsArticle

Growing talent from within a company makes sense when considering how difficult it can be to find the right people with the right skills...

Issued by i-Fundi 19 Mar 2020

Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD
Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOODArticle

Global Citizen Africa has announced that applications for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD are now open. The programme is intended to unearth South African youth with remarkable potential...

Issued by OnPoint PR 17 Mar 2020

Youth survey resets global narrative on Africa
Youth survey resets global narrative on AfricaArticle

The African Youth Survey 2020 reveals a rising Afro-optimism among the continent's youth, driven by a strong sense of individual responsibility, a post-colonial mindset, entrepreneurialism and confidence in a shared African identity...

21 Feb 2020

Greater focus needed on human capital development in Africa
Greater focus needed on human capital development in AfricaArticle

If Africa is to beat the challenges of the next decade and meet global development targets, its governments must foster innovation...

3 Feb 2020

Overcoming the leadership deficit in Africa
Overcoming the leadership deficit in AfricaArticle

As stressed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the cultivation of leaders with exceptional character and skills is critical to Africa's development...

Hatim Eltayeb 29 Jan 2020

Wise releases results of Global Education Barometer
Wise releases results of Global Education BarometerArticle

Coinciding with the International Day of Education, Wise has released an extensive study on the views of young people. Conducted by Ipsos, the survey was undertaken in 20 countries across the globe, in order to understand how youth perceive their education and how prepared and confident they feel in their future...

24 Jan 2020

Claim your digital ID while there's time
Claim your digital ID while there's timeArticle

The arrival of Summer is the perfect opportunity for young South Africans to log onto the world wide web and claim their digital identities...

17 Dec 2019

New monetisation models for media are needed
New monetisation models for media are neededArticle

Journalists need to be taught how to be entrepreneurs so they can contribute to the survival of the media industry, said Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, chairman of the APO Group...

Louise Burgers 16 Dec 2019

Adding 'girl power' to academic inspiration with SA's Queen of Mathematics
Adding 'girl power' to academic inspiration with SA's Queen of MathematicsArticle

Danielle Kleyn, crowned as 'Queen of Mathematics' twice at the Pan African Mathematics Olympiad, shares some actionable advice that parents and learners can use to foster their love and talent for maths...

Issued by SAICA 13 Dec 2019

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Africa's greatest asset is its youthArticle

Fostering jobs, entrepreneurship, and capacity development for African youth: the time for disruption is now...

Hanan Morsy 13 Dec 2019

Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth
Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growthArticle

Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs...

9 Dec 2019

CUT, Hangzhou Normal University partnership to grow academic, cultural exchange
CUT, Hangzhou Normal University partnership to grow academic, cultural exchangeArticle

Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa and the Hangzhou Normal University, China has signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to mark an important chapter of collaboration between the two universities...

6 Dec 2019

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AfDB launches coding centres of excellence across AfricaArticle

African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code...

6 Dec 2019

Youth development tops AEC 2019 agenda
Youth development tops AEC 2019 agendaArticle

More than 350 stakeholders are converging on Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to participate in the 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC), with this year's focus on jobs, skills and capacity development for Africa's youth...

2 Dec 2019

MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sector
MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sectorArticle

This year, to encourage and reward good monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice in the non-profit sector, MTN Foundation, in partnership with Trialogue, launched the MTN Awards for Social Change...

28 Nov 2019

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The path to sustainable structural transformation in AfricaArticle

Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt lays the red carpet for the 14th Edition of the African Economic Conference...

23 Nov 2019

Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better future
Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better futureArticle

The fourth industrial revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

Takreem El Tohamy 22 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"
#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"Article

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2019

Karabo Poppy partners with Pond's
Karabo Poppy partners with Pond'sArticle

South African skincare brand, Pond's, has teamed up with local illustrator and street artist, Karabo "Poppy" Moletsane...

25 Oct 2019

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Young African agribusiness innovators fellowship launchedArticle

The World Food Prize Foundation and newly launched World Hunger Fighters Foundation have partnered to provide year-long fellowships to young African food innovators and entrepreneurs...

21 Oct 2019

Nuclear presents greater opportunities than just energy generation
Nuclear presents greater opportunities than just energy generationArticle

Apart from electricity generation, nuclear technology offers Africans unique and exciting opportunities to benefit health services, agriculture, education, scientific research and industry...

18 Oct 2019

Eeesay Project's winning high schools
Eeesay Project's winning high schoolsArticle

The innovative high school business challenge, Eeesay (Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South African Youth) hosted its annual award ceremony last week...

15 Oct 2019

Citi Foundation, TechnoServe connect youth to entrepreneurship
Citi Foundation, TechnoServe connect youth to entrepreneurshipArticle

Citi Foundation and TechnoServe launched the Youth Ideas Development (YID) Program in 2018 with the aim of building a culture of creative and innovative thinking within South African youth...

14 Oct 2019

PUMA’s Sports Style Marketing Manager Hayden Manuel presenting at in the latest Red & Yellow lunchtime lecture.
New rules for living a creative life, the Gen-Z way - whatever your ageArticle

'Sneaker-head' Hayden Manuel broke the clichéd idea of "Cape Town creative" when he shared how creativity, grit and determination led him to become Puma's sports style marketing manager in the latest Red & Yellow lunchtime lecture...

leigh andrews 10 Oct 2019

E.tv meets YFM and births The Culture
E.tv meets YFM and births The CultureArticle

A spanking new urban youth lifestyle show - Premieres 11 October at 6.30pm...

Issued by e.tv 8 Oct 2019

Africa is hell
Africa is hellArticle

False. What you think is what you get...

Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 8 Oct 2019

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Creating a shared vision for AfricaArticle

Dalberg partners with The Africa Centre and Africa Leadership Institute to launch the "Future Forum" in New York...

2 Oct 2019

United Nations SDG publication released this week.
United Nations sounds warning on achieving SDGsArticle

Young Africans will "produce the magic" says AU chief, as the UN sounds warning on Sustainable Development Goals...

27 Sep 2019

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How partnerships can help Africa achieve UN SDGsArticle

Release of a unique publication on SDG 17 that promotes partnerships to transform Africa and the world...

26 Sep 2019

Faith Mangope named Africa Code Week 2019 ambassador
Faith Mangope named Africa Code Week 2019 ambassadorArticle

Faith Mangope has joined the 4IR movement by supporting one of Africa's biggest digital skills initiatives, the SAP-led Africa Code Week, as 2019 ambassador...

25 Sep 2019

IIE Rosebank College opens a new campus in Cape Town
IIE Rosebank College opens a new campus in Cape TownArticle

Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), has officially opened the doors to its new campus in Cape Town, bringing the number of campuses across the country to nine...

Issued by Rosebank College 19 Sep 2019

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