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Young, Gifted and Soulful

Mpumalanga born entrepreneur Nkululeko Nkosi is leading a team of passionate writers in South Africa and Swaziland to give audiences insight into Southern Africa’s underground music and sub-culture space. The insights come together to form the blog ‘NuSoulhub Radio’ which reaches some three thousand hits every month. “Our core purpose it to provide an alternative to mainstream media. There are a multitude of artists who want to be introduced to new audiences, and plethora of fans ooking for that type of content.” Continue Reading →

Pioneering Principles for Innovation and Scale Harambeans at Work: Episode 1 // Jeremy Johnson

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We have recently created a podcast series called Harambeans at Work, that explores the development of Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through the fostering of relationships and creation of systems that enable innovation and scale. This podcast series democratises information; empowering ordinary Africans to do extraordinary things.  Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

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Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants and Project Presenters for its fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum, Deadline: June 1st

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Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam: Application Call for Participants and Project Presenters

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Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum, Amsterdam, 2-6 December

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Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

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Tomorrow is last day to apply! Join us and become part of the YT community!
Meet new people, learn new skills, get to know prominent experts, share your ideas, receive feedback from professionals, expand your network…. we can go on and on with positive outcomes you will get by coming to the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam. #ytglobal #youthtime  Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

54731674_2087350324706350_7665546403955630467_nOn the Way to Reducing the Highest Suicide Rate in the World: The Story behind Youth Global Forum 2018’s Winning Project from Guyana. Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

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Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants and Project Presenters for its fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend an exciting week in one of Europe’s tech hubs, the city of Amsterdam, and gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial & professional endeavors. Project Presenters will also compete for the Youth Time Idea Grant (10.000 EUR), fully funded scholarships to study in leading business schools in Europe and South-East Asia, and paid internship. The event will take place in Amsterdam, from December 2nd – 6th with over 100 participants, experts and trainers from all over the world. The application call will close on June 1st. Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

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Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants and Project Presenters for its fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend an exciting week in one of Europe’s tech hubs, the city of Amsterdam, and gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial & professional endeavors. Project Presenters will also compete for the Youth Time Idea Grant (10.000 EUR), fully funded scholarships to study in leading business schools in Europe and South-East Asia, and paid internship. Continue Reading →

What is Inclusive Development: Youth Global Forum 2019

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When you hear “Inclusive Development” what do you think?
Over the course of the Youth Global Forum we will discuss these two ideals (Industry 5.0 vs Inclusive Development) and with the help of a diverse range of field experts and industry leaders equip youth with the necessary tools to achieve success.  Continue Reading →

Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum

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Youth Time Magazine asked Aurelia Attipoe, winner of 2017 Global Forum, what message does she want to send to the young people out there who have a project or an idea, this is her message : “ Applying is the greatest step in achieving their goals. YT Global Forum gives them the exposure they need, it is a life changing opportunity “ Continue Reading →

Tips for Video Submissions: Youth Global Forum

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Are you struggling to get the perfect video to accompany your application for the Youth Global Forum? We’ve got great news for you. Below are a few tips put together by Youth Time for a good application video:
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Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum, Amsterdam, 2-6 December


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Call for Participants and Project Presenters: Youth Global Forum, Deadline: June 1st

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Word as Battlefield: By Ethan Paki

This year the Youth Global Forum will celebrate its fifth year anniversary in the city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Continue Reading →

Youth Global Forum: Fun Facts and Quizz

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Last week we had a quiz for you, but only some of you had correct replies. Question 2,4 and 5 seemed to be the hardest. Please see below:  Continue Reading →

Successfully Applying to the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam: Tips from Youth Time

IMG_20190524_125948So you want to come to the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam this year? Well the road to the Netherlands begins with submitting your application. However with hundreds of applications being submitted every year, how will you be able to ensure yours stands head and shoulders above the rest? We’ve enlisted the help from some of the most influential people in history to help you on your way to the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in 2019.

Call for participants and project presenters: Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam

 

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Call for participants and project presenters: Youth Global Forum, 2-6 December, Amsterdam.

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Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam: Application Call for Participants and Project Presenters

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Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants and Project Presenters for its fifth annual Youth Global Forum.

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We should all be STEMinists

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Ian Mangenga, founder of Digital Girl Africa, quit her job to empower young girls by launching a digital hub that accelerates women towards entrepreneurship in digital technology. The hub is purposed towards supporting aspiring and existing woman business owners with tech related tools to scale their impact.  Continue Reading →

See the world through her Doodles and Poetry

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If you happen to come across a cellphone cover adorned by the image of a powerful and regal African woman, it’s probably designed by Sinomonde Ngwane. She’s the founder of Doodles and Poetry – a conceptual studio producing honest and human-centered graphic design material. She’s well trained in the business of art having sold handmade birthday cards and key holders as a teenager. Continue Reading →

Building a Green Generation in Africa

We offer electricity vouchers in exchange for unwanted and recyclable material as an incentive to get the community to recycle with us.”

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African storytelling in a digital revolution

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Fezeka Mkhabela is a Wits University BA Film and Television student and who is using South Africa’s growing YouTube audience to make bank. She’s the founder of Films by Fezeka, an emerging production company that collaborates with YouTube personalities to create, edit and publish engaging content. The company has also produced three short films and a popular YouTube poetry series titled ‘Nefro’ – a three part exploration of love, loss and redemption.

I don’t think there’s ever been a better time than now to be a black woman in film and in business. We’re able to take advantage of opportunities that we were previously excluded from. Also, seeing a bigger representation of black women on the big screen is empowering.

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Freedom to ripe the fruit of the earth

27764-935x701Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are the creators of SOBAE – the latest delight in Johannesburg’s frozen treats made from 100% fruit, water, ice and a handpicked selection of herbs and spices. What began as a routine visit to the local farmer’s market sparked the idea to use overly ripe fruit sold at almost throwaway prices to produce a refined fruit dessert. “We would cycle around the city and would pass farmer’s market. We noticed how cheap the fruits were – especially the overripe fruit, which were being sold at prices like three rand. We realized that we could make a product while still keeping our costs very low.” – Thato.

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Giving digital power to Africa’s entrepreneurs

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Mashudu Modau is the creative entrepreneur behind South Africa’s podcast network dedicated to amplifying the voices of Africa’s youth, Lutcha Africa. The self-proclaimed youth entrepreneurship evangelist and startup supporter is also the founder of Mashstartup – an interactive digital platform built to educate and empower African entrepreneurs through engaging content. He’s using digital media to connect young people to opportunity while documenting the rise of youth-owned business in modern day Africa. “We want to shift the way entrepreneurs and African youth in general learn, build and grow themselves or their business through digital content, primarily podcasts, and other future initiatives.”

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Reshaping Stereotypes in African Fashion

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Psychology graduate Bontle Mosia is an entrepreneur using fashion as a tool to celebrate African print and body image to positively empower young women. “I started the Curve Essentials as a Facebook page in 2015 in order to promote body positivity and self love [then] in 2017 I lost my job and needed a way to make money as the bills were piling up.” Bontle posted samples of her work on Twitter and the response was strong enough to help the brand take off.

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Building African brands (and African women) with passion and purpose

phemelo 1Phemelo Segoe is the social media maven using digital media to build lasting brands that tell authentic stories. She’s the founder of brand building agency MillTribe and her newly launched foundation, HerTribe, which empowers young women with the tools they need to navigate through the journey of entrepreneurship.

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Weaving the future of African fashion

Khaya Sithole of Menspoke Atelier says his business is driven by the vision to create a proudly South African brand – powerful enough to compete globally while allowing him to share his passion for bespoke tailoring with other men. Khaya is the founding Creative Director at Menspoke Atelier – a bespoke tailoring house specializing in shirt making and accessories.

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All About the Beauty… and Brains

Award-winning entrepreneur Lebo Mpela’s introduction to entrepreneurship was influenced by the need to have fashionable nails without compromising the health of her own natural nails. “I drew from my own bad experiences with acrylic nails and the damage that they cause. That’s why our product is a three-free formula because it doesn’t contain the three toxic chemicals commonly found in nail polish – your nails still grow and remain strong underneath.”

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Home of Local Online Shopping

Vusi Mabona is the founder of zoke.co.za – a premium online marketplace for South African brands. It allows customers to shop from a range of locally manufactured products including books, watches, homeware and personal care brands. The idea to build a platform exclusively for local entrepreneurs was developed after Vusi needed to reach customers for his first business which traded interior design accessories.

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