Opinion Archives - Youth Capital

Youth Unemployment & Youth Activism.

7 Mar 2022 | 2 Comments on Youth Unemployment & Youth Activism.

How can young people leverage their experiences and help solving the youth unemployment crisis? Zaki Mamdoo from the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation shares his views.

OPINION | Tackling youth unemployment requires sustained and coordinated action.

5 Nov 2021

In this opinion piece on the Mail & Guardian, Youth Capital stresses the importance of understanding young people’s roadblocks to employment and develop coordinated and sustained solutions.

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A Case for Entrepreneurship at our TVETs.

26 Aug 2021

To celebrate TVET month, Allan Gray Makers reminds us why technical talent and entrepreneurial spirit are mutually inclusive.

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Opinion | Why youth participation must be adopted.

30 Jun 2021

Being the largest population group in South Africa, young people should be our country’s strength; but this potential remains untapped. Collaborations between the government and youth organisations could help us get there faster, write Kristal Duncan-Williams, Pearl Pillay and Tessa Dooms on News24.

Opinion | Before, during and after Covid-19: An academic catch up plan for South African learners.

6 Aug 2020

COVID-19 has turned the spotlight on the challenges learners face in schools. The ongoing lockdown means that different learners have access to different resources. We need a catch up plan to support all learners to learn equally.

Opinion | Young People Must Help Design a Youth Employment Plan.

2 Mar 2020

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.

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On Business Live | Unemployed youth are stuck between a rock and a hopeless case.

19 Jun 2019

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.

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