Youth Capital’s Network Mobiliser Lethiwe Nkosi and Dr Hapiloe Maranyane hosted a WhatsApp Webinar with 250 young South Africans. During the webinar, Lethiwe explained the rules of the 21 days of Lockdown while Hapiloe Maranyane answered some questions about the medical aspects of the virus. If you’ve been wondering why the next 21 days are critical for our country, this post is for you!
Stephen Grootes hosted a mediated conversation on the fall of data prices following Vodacom’s agreement with the Competition Commission on his breakfast show, SAfm Sunrise.
He was joined by Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams, Jan Vermeulen (Editor of MyBroadBand), Dr. Keabetswe Modimoeng (Acting Chair of The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and Koketso Moeti (Founder of Amandla Mobi).
This post is based on a WhatsApp Webinar hosted by Youth Capital’s Project Lead and Public Health Researcher Kristal Duncan-Williams with 250 young South Africans. During the webinar, Kristal explained the facts about the virus, safety measures to adopt and busted the myths around that. If you’ve been wondering on whether ‘to mask or not to mask’, this post is for you!
Youth Capital Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams chats to Ray White on the Azania Mosaka Show about what else is needed to ensure that lower data prices and zero-rated websites are effective in making job-seeking affordable.
Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams engaged in a very interesting conversation with Songezo Macebe on The View Point, the evening show on SAFm.
To reduce youth unemployment, young South Africans need to be involved in the design and implementation of the President’s recently announced Presidential Youth Employment Plan.
Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams discusses youth unemployment in the context of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and the Budget Speech 2020.
This is an Opinion Piece written by Youth Capital that originally appeared on City Press. To shift gears on youth unemployment, the voices, views and ideas of young people need to be amplifies and reflected in plans moving forward.
Everybody agrees: youth unemployment rates in South Africa have stayed high for way too long. The issue is deeply rooted in the history and development of our country and we understand that it won’t be a quick one to solve.
Between the cost of actually finding a job, from transport to the essential mobile data, it’s no wonder the unemployed have all but given up, writes Youth Capital Project lead Kristal Duncan-Williams on Business Live.