Youth

“Ubuntu is alive” and it sounds like marimbas

Annual Marimba Jam Festival in Cape Town brings youth together

By

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.

By

News | 21 August 2022

Most applicants for Social Relief of Distress grants are young

Approximately 600,000 SRD grant applicants hold tertiary qualifications

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

Text by . Photos by .

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

By

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”

By

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

By

Brief | 3 April 2020

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds protest in Johannesburg and Cape Town

By and

News | 14 June 2019

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

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

By

News | 20 June 2018

One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities

By

Brief | 28 February 2018

Youth commemorate sacrifices of the past and protest about the present

Celebrations and demonstrations held around the country on 16 June

By , and

Photo Essay | 19 June 2017

A South African shame: children in prisons

Youths held in adult prison for 200 days without access to visitors

By

Law | 12 September 2016

Lack of money threatens dancer’s dreams

Fifteen-year-old from Mitchells Plain wants to be a professional ballet dancer

By

News | 18 August 2016