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Plainsman: Opening doors for the youth

Organisers of the Youth Unemployment Prevention Project’s (YUPP’s) Post School Opportunities Seminar did not expect this large turn-out, as they had booked the Dulcie September (Athlone) civic centre, which can accommodate 800 people. Institutions represented at the seminar, which Mr Dollie refers to as “opportunity providers”, included the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape […]

Collaborating with Uber to accelerate economic opportunities

The obvious synergy between recruitment agency, Lulaway, and ride hailing service, Uber, is set to accelerate economic opportunities in the country. The two organisations have joined forces to create South Africa’s maiden recruitment and training centre in Cape Town’s Century City, which is dedicated to registering and training Uber’s driver-partner applicants. “With South Africa’s unemployment […]

City Press: Paid internships are the key to solving SA’s youth crisis

South Africa’s youth have a lot to celebrate following the recent state of the nation address and budget speech. In his maiden state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa repeatedly emphasised that job creation would be at the centre of the 2018 national agenda. Former finance minister Malusi Gigaba confirmed that the government would […]

IT ONLINE: Paid internships key to job creation

South Africa’s youth have a lot to celebrate following the recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) and Budget Speech. In his maiden SONA, President Cyril Ramaphosa repeatedly emphasised that job creation would be at the centre of the 2018 national agenda. Minister Malusi Gigaba confirmed that government would be contributing R57-billion to fund free […]