YOUTH

Teenagers sell fruit and vegetables to help family make ends meet

“Our mother has taught us to work extra hard because we are immigrants”

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17 June 2020

Pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow

Children earn money directing cars around potholes hidden by a flooded road in Bethelsdorp

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3 April 2020

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds protest in Johannesburg and Cape Town

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14 June 2019

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

“I love being isikhothana. It makes me feel like a celebrity”

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20 June 2018

One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities

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28 February 2018

Youth commemorate sacrifices of the past and protest about the present

Celebrations and demonstrations held around the country on 16 June

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19 June 2017

A South African shame: children in prisons

Youths held in adult prison for 200 days without access to visitors

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12 September 2016

Lack of money threatens dancer’s dreams

Fifteen-year-old from Mitchells Plain wants to be a professional ballet dancer

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18 August 2016

Community centre in informal settlement is derelict

“No-one seems to be doing anything to fix it”

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10 August 2016

Carnival to commemorate 1976 aims to keep youth off drugs

But young people say they know little about the Soweto uprising

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17 June 2016

16 June magazine lives again

Banned 1986 Learn and Teach magazine commemorating 1976 now available online

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13 June 2016

Hout Bay project teaches confidence through dog training

Teenagers paired with "teen" dogs from shelter

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26 February 2016

Khayelitsha’s kid gangsters

“We are fighting for our freedom, our freedom to go anywhere we want to go in Khayelitsha,” says Latinyo, an 18-year-old grade 12 learner from Khayelitsha's H-section. He has been involved in gangs since the age of 12 and says he has lost count of how many murders he has committed.

Mary-Anne Gontsana

18 April 2012