4 01, 2021

How can we empower the youth of SA’s future

2020-12-22T10:25:37+02:00January 4th, 2021|Featured Articles|

There’s no doubt that unemployment is a global crisis, especially among the youth. According to the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 report, “73.3 million of the 200 million globally unemployed are young people (aged 15-24)” That’s a little scary. The stats in South Africa are similar. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the [...]

17 11, 2020

From digital learning to digital entrepreneurship – a library of difference

2020-10-30T12:49:31+02:00November 17th, 2020|Featured Articles|

We know that literacy is a continuing challenge in South Africa. The ability to read is a vital skill, but so many South African children struggle to meet this important milestone. Qhawe Bula - a second-year Social Sciences student at UCT - wants to change this through digital entrepreneurship, with a digital library of audiobooks [...]

10 08, 2020

5 Fabulous tips for female founders in Women’s Month

2020-08-03T08:44:29+02:00August 10th, 2020|Featured Articles|

Hey girl boss, fancy yourself a Fempreneur? (That’s hashtag-speak for female business owner!) Being a female entrepreneur comes with a unique set of challenges. We can’t get away from the fact that the world, and especially the business world, is largely dominated by men. As a result, many young women in business struggle to have [...]

7 07, 2020

Entrepreneurship during COVID-19 – Businesses that defied the odds

2020-07-02T10:57:20+02:00July 7th, 2020|Featured Articles|

How do you keep a small business alive during the coronavirus pandemic? By being innovative and pivoting your products and services to keep up with the new normal. Entrepreneurship during Covid-19 is very different to what it was before the pandemic. Even with more relaxed lockdown restrictions, many business owners are still limited in how [...]

2 07, 2020

The Ndlovu Youth Choir Lifts the Nation with Song

2020-06-23T14:39:53+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Needless to say, South Africans have needed a bit of a pick-me-up in recent times. Enter the Ndlovu Youth Choir. This incredible choir of young, talented South Africans is uplifting local communities with song. They recently released a brand-new singalong in the form of ‘Jolene’ – country superstar, Dolly Parton’s, greatest hit. At the time [...]

23 06, 2020

Networking – Why entrepreneurs must network with people, and machines

2020-06-23T13:57:26+02:00June 23rd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

They say networking is not for everybody. That it's a gift you have or don't have. They say so long as you can interact with your peers and people in general, you're okay. What they often don't tell you is that networking gets easier and better with practice and living in a world where artificial [...]

3 04, 2020

Shining the spotlight on remote learning

2020-04-03T10:53:18+02:00April 3rd, 2020|Featured Articles|

South Africa's unprecedented 21-day lockdown teaches that for the human species to survive; we need to challenge the status quo. Within what seemed like a blink of an eye, Corona Virus (COVID-19) moved from being Wuhan's "issue" to that of the entire world. If ever humanity is to have a shot at coming out of [...]

24 03, 2020

How to Make Your Mark on Our Youth

2020-03-10T13:32:41+02:00March 24th, 2020|Featured Articles|

Parents, teachers, investors, community leaders – there are SO many ways that you can make a mark on South Africa’s youth, empowering them to put the work in to reach their full potential. Our country is relying on young entrepreneurs to make a change and to get the economy climbing in the right direction. If [...]

3 03, 2020

Top three tips to spot an entrepreneur in your midst

2020-03-03T15:20:13+02:00March 3rd, 2020|Featured Articles|

While the world is quick to rave about the Mark Zuckerbergs and Oprah Winfreys of our times, many overlook the presence of upcoming young entrepreneurs within our very homes and schools. There is a tendency to appreciate talent "out there." Let's turn the tables this 2020 by embracing, grooming and uplifting our own. Here's how [...]

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