While the launch of Youth Month this year took place virtually due to lockdown restrictions, South African youth will still get to participate in a range of activities throughout June.
Twenty-five years of democracy and freedom presents South Africa’s youth with an opportunity to celebrate the role played by young people during the struggle for liberation.
The launch of the Yekani Manufacturing factory at the East London Special Economic Zone (ELIDZ) is expected to create at least 1 000 new jobs for the community.
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) will on Monday officially launch Youth Month at the Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum in Soweto, Johannesburg.
Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has urged youth to participate in Parliament’s public hearings, especially on matters pertaining to the country’s development.
With South Africa marking the close of Youth Month yesterday, government has thanked the youth for their active involvement in various outreach activities and dialogues.
President Jacob Zuma has called on the nation to undertake some serious introspection and come up with solutions to solve the challenge of violent protests.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the youth of 1976, who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom and a democratic South Africa.
Students at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), in Soshanguve, say the visit by President Jacob Zuma has showed that government cares and that the current problems they have would be addressed.