Youth Day

SA youth speaks out on what June 16 means to them

South African youth speaks out on what June 16th means to them and how they are giving back in their respective fields. It’s been 45 years since the Soweto youth revolted against the poor quality of education in South Africa. South Africa pays homage to these young people every year[…]

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Ramaphosa expected to address youth unemployment

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Sunday commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the Soweto youth uprising of 16 June 1976. Ramaphosa is expected to deliver the keynote address at the National Youth Day event to be held at the Peter Mokaba Cricket Club in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. The President is expected[…]

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Free entry to CapeNature reserves this Youth Day

Published by Aimee Pace As part of CapeNature’s 20th annual celebration of conserving nature for the community and its commitment to providing access for all, it will be giving free entry to everyone aged 35 and under on Youth Day this Sunday June 16. All people within this age group will[…]

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Youth Day reflections

The following is a Jumuah khutbah delivered by Ihsaan Bassier at Claremont Main Road Mosque on Friday 17th June, in commemoration of Youth Day.  Youth Day 2016. Forty years ago, school students courageously rose up against an oppressive government and inspired an era of mass resistance. I string together stories[…]

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Youths choose partying over president

President Jacob Zuma used Thursday’s June 16 commemorative event to appeal for an end to the spate of violence and protests, but hundreds of young people missed out on his message. As Zuma was delivering his keynote address at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, many partied outside the stadium, drinking alcohol[…]

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