Young offenders, who are serving prison sentences, have encouraged the youth of South Africa to focus on getting an education and to avoid being involved in criminal activities to improve their living conditions.
South African youth have left government confident that they value democratic values and processes by registering to vote, and government is encouraged that come 3 August, the youth will show up in their numbers.
Learners at Dr Mathole Motshekga Primary School, in Tembisa, near Midrand, today woke up to a fully made-over school, with fresh paint and clean classrooms.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says Mandela Day is a time to reflect and assess what one can do to contribute to the betterment of the country.
Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has called on the youth to make use of the many opportunities that government has made available to them.
The business community of the small town of Alice, in the Eastern Cape, is throwing its weight behind this weekend’s centenary celebration of the University of Fort Hare, an institution that has been part of the town for the past 100 years.
Learners from all schools in the jurisdiction of Ha-Nesengani, outside Vuwani, will return to their respective schools on Thursday.