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Africa-China Road To Renewable Future

Standard Bank’s capability in China powers businesses through comprehensive renewable components supply chain in Africa Standard Bank is opening access to a comprehensive and sustainable supply of renewable energy solutions components to homeowners and enterprises across the African continent through a new Africa-China Trade Solutions (ACTS) Renewable Energy import platform. In a network of fully …

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Young South African Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2022!

Youth unemployment remains one of the most significant challenges facing South African youth today. And with more and more youth unable to find work, young entrepreneurs can play a significant role in creating employment opportunities for their peers. From artificial intelligence (AI) language processing bots to startups challenging traditional farming practices, these young entrepreneurs solve …

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Youth Survivors, Activists Will Hold Governments Accountable To Call To Action On Ending Child Labour

By Lyse Comins Governments of the world must focus on providing quality free education and prosecuting corrupt officials and people who siphon state and donor funds as crucial steps towards taking decisive action to fight child labour across the globe. These were among the diverse opinions of child labour survivors and young activists in reaction to …

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Becoming Resilient: How One Young Woman Made The Transition To Tertiary Education

Being accepted into a tertiary institution is a high point for thousands of matriculants every year. What many of them don’t realise, however, is that the transition from school to university can be a lonely one, fraught with unexpected challenges. MiWay’s MiHeart Project is evolving to prepare learners to navigate this scary time in a …

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Call To Invest ‘Serious Resources’ In Education, To Stem Tide Of Child Labour

By Cecilia Russell “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to eliminate child labour.” So said Dennis Sinyolo, Director of Education International’s African Regional Office in Accra, Ghana adapting liberation icon and late South African president Nelson Mandela’s famous quote about how education can change the world. Sinyolo was participating in a themed discussion …

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Fathers Are More Than Money: Redefining Fatherhood

Dr Garth Japhet, Nkosinathi Sixabayi and Olefile Masangane As South Africa faces the harrowing effects of the KwaZulu-Natal floods in the midst of COVID-19 and a worrying economic outlook, ordinary people and their families are most impacted.  Parents, especially fathers, then have to rethink what parenting is in a difficult environment – especially when money …

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Barbie® Reveals Its First Doll With Behind The Ear Hearing Aids And Ken Doll With Vitiligo

New dolls are part of the Barbie Fashionistas line where the Barbie brand delivers the most diversity and inclusion, where 175+ looks have been introduced Mattel, Inc. and its iconic Barbie® brand announced its first Barbie doll to be introduced with behind-the-ear hearing aids, as part of its latest offerings in the most diverse and …

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Youths’ Strident Voices Demand An End To Child Labour

By Fawzia Moodley Children’s voices took centre stage at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, which kicked off in Durban, South Africa, on May 15, 2022. Their voices resonated with the saying: “Nothing about us without us.” The conference takes place at a time when child labour has increased worldwide since 2016 and amid …

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