The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services plans to facilitate the establishment of 96 Internet Service Providers over a period of three years.
The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, says South African youth must benefit from corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives.
Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says the department will intensify its efforts to help women and young people from townships to get business opportunities in the sector, as government makes a push for an inclusive economy.
Government has invited citizens around the country to use Thusong Service Centres to empower themselves with information, especially on government services.
Learners from Hlophe High and Remington Primary Schools in the deep rural area of the Uthukela District, walk about 10km every day to reach school.
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.
Through sacrifice, hard work, education and entrepreneurship, the youth will be able to move South Africa forward, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Young people from schools across the Northern Cape have gathered at the Mxolisi Dicky Jacobs Stadium, in Upington, to explore opportunities that can improve their lives for a better future.
About 100 youth from the Msawawa informal settlement in Kya Sands are to benefit from computer, catering, sewing, beading and art skills development classes.