Young people are at the centre of radical economic transformation, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina.
The Department of Social Development will today lead a specialist team to Malawi to repatriate a 14-year-old minor and a 20-year-old youth, who were allegedly abducted and trafficked to Malawi.
Lack of information and recreational facilities for young people took centre stage when Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, met with youth formations in Eesterust, east of Pretoria.
It’s been 39 years since the historic Soweto students’ uprisings, when young people took to the streets on 16 June 1976 to protest against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools.
A national skills programme is changing the lives of young South African women and is proving that no job is too tough for girls.
In support of the Presidential Initiative at Eldorado Park and Youth Month, a workshop on combating social ills affecting young people will be held tomorrow.
With the aim of stimulating the local economy and contributing towards an environment which is conducive for job creation.
President Jacob Zuma will this evening wrap up a busy Youth Month by attending the opening ceremony of the national schools choral competition at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, says the Presidency.
Pretoria - Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, Buti Manamela, will this morning address the Isibalo Symposium and the Youth Enterprise Summit in Cape Town.
Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has called on the youth to take themselves seriously in order to build a legacy that they can be proud of.