Cabinet at its meeting this week approved that the Department of Basic Education retains the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme.
Government is set introduce an integrated National Anti-gangsterism Strategy to address the scourge, Cabinet announced on Thursday.
The Gauteng Department of Health plans to increase the promotion of contraceptive services and post-abortion care to decrease the demand in unplanned pregnancies.
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.
Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged young people to be the best that they can be as the country’s future depends on them.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says actuarial science is an integral and indispensable part of the development of any nation as nations thrive to the extent that they are able to understand, predict and create certainty about their economic environment.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates.
A newly launched R17 million skills programme is expected to enhance the employability of people, especially the youth, from poor backgrounds and those that are referred to as the missing middle.
President Jacob Zuma has strongly condemned acts of violence between South African citizens and non-nationals.