Engen helps Seluleko Shabalala beat the odds this Youth Day

Engen helps Seluleko Shabalala beat the odds this Youth Day: Seleleko Shabala Amidst the scourge of unemployment in our country, Seleleko Shabala has landed her first job thanks to the four-month computer skills training course she attended at the Engen Community Computer Training Centre in Wentworth, South Durban. Over the past decade, Engen’s free computer skills training school has transformed many lives in South Durban. To date 1 982 students have gained knowledge and confidence to go out and seek jobs that would otherwise never have been … [Read more...]

Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day

Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day: Busiswe Mkhungo Youth Month is special as it provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of helping young gifted South Africans explore new horizons and reach for the stars. Busiswe Mkhungo a young chemical engineer is one of many whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen. Reflecting on the significance of 16 June in our country’s history, Busisiwe advises the country’s youth to focus on the real world and stop putting all their energy into boasting on social media. “I’m … [Read more...]

Property Sector Careers Could be Key to Reducing Youth Unemployment in South Africa

Property Sector Careers Could be Key to Reducing Youth Unemployment in South Africa: Shaun Rademeyer, CEO , MulitNET Home Loans Photo: In House South Africa is facing a crisis of high and rising youth unemployment. Only 1 in 3 young people of working age is employed. This distressing statistic not only plays out through the limited earnings potential and future prospects of these youth, but also emerges in stymied business growth. This number could, however, be minimised if the public and private sector join forces to build a supportive … [Read more...]

SA U19s get down to business ahead of Youth ODI series against Pakistan – Featured Durban Blog

SA U19s get down to business ahead of Youth ODI series against Pakistan: The Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s will gather in Durban on Friday, 14 June, for a week-long training camp ahead of their Youth One-Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan, running from 22 June – 07 July in Chatsworth and Pietermaritzburg. The seven-match tour forms an important part of the youngsters’ schedule in preparation for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, taking place in South Africa between 17 January and 09 February next year. Home fixtures against India, … [Read more...]