SA’s greylisting and load shedding bane will also affect job creation

South Africa’s greylisting by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, would stifle the country’s ability to do business globally, especially with EU members, says Youth Employment Service (YES) CEO Ravi Naidoo.YES is a business-led collaboration that seeks groundbreaking ways, through innovation and technological best practice, to reignite...
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The Year Of Youth-Based Tech-Start-Ups, Says Skills Development Agency

Growth towards a tech-led economy in South Africa (SA) means young people can expect more business opportunities in tech than ever before in 2023. This is according to a leading skills development and placement agency empowering young people with skills fit for the future.This challenging new epoch brings with it opportunities that can only be...
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Digital skills for South Africa

The future of work is digital and South Africa (SA) needs to aggressively develop systems to propel the country and its youth forward in the coming year. Leading skills development and placement organisation, Afrika Tikkun Services (ATS) says that the country has no time for conceptualising with no action in the coming year. The time...
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Slow progress in youth digital skills development stalls progress in SA

Rasebotsa’s optimism and can-do attitude are contagious. He cites “empty pockets” as the inspiration to start his takkie-cleaning business. He learnt how to wash takkies properly by watching YouTube videos, and now he cleans takkies better than his customers ever could — and makes money from doing so.Rasebotsa also has other side hustles, selling eggs...
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FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK: A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO STIMULATE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT & BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

The four-day work week could offer a unique solution to unemployment while taking the pressure off South Africa’s stressed-out workers, according to Afrika Tikkun Services (ATS): a youth advisory, training, recruitment, and placement organisation. This follows the announcement of a ground-breaking project set to be piloted in South Africa (SA), which will see employers trial...
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ATS CEO ANNOUNCED AS A FINALIST AT THE 2022 ANNUAL STANDARD BANK TOP WOMEN’S AWARDS

Afrika Tikkun Services (ATS) is proud to announce the nomination of its phenomenal CEO, Ms. Onyi Nwaneri, as one of the finalists at the 19th Annual Standard Bank Top Women’s Awards 2022. Ms. Nwaneri has been nominated in the Top Gendered Empowered Organisations: Youth Development category, for her outstanding work and relentless efforts in that...
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Budding entrepreneurs compete in Afrika Tikkun Services 2022 Business Summit

Afrika Tikkun Services (ATS) hosted its 4th Annual Alumni Entrepreneur Network Business Summit, on 10 September 2022, celebrating their ingenious entrepreneurs. The Summit provided young entrepreneurs with an opportunity to pitch or present their business ideas to a panel of judges and a chance to win various prizes including mentorships, training courses, or equipment to...
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Levelling the playing field for tomorrow’s leaders

According to the old African adage, if you educate a man, you educate an individual. But if you educate a woman, you educate a nation. As a nation, South Africa boasts a robust and progressive Constitution, providing a bouquet of fundamental human rights. Not enough South Africans are privy to the inalienable rights that are...
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Developing our youth above and beyond the poverty line

South Africa is a developing nation fraught with staggering social, economic, and political challenges. Many challenges plaguing our nation have a direct, negative, and often debilitating effect/impact on our youth. According to research, a fifth of the global population is under the age of 25 and resides in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is considered the...
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Levelling the playing field for tomorrow’s leaders

According to the old African adage, if you educate a man, you educate an individual. But if you educate a woman, you educate a nation. As a nation, South Africa boasts a robust and progressive Constitution, providing a bouquet of fundamental human rights. Not enough South Africans are privy to the inalienable rights that are...
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