Posts tagged as youth

“Atoms Empowering Africa”: Youth video competition deadline extended

Rosatom has officially extended the deadline for submission of the Youth Video Competition, devoted to the potential of nuclear power to help bolster Africa’s economic and social development, until 10 September 2018. Young people between the ages of 18 to 30, alone or in a group of up to three, are encouraged to film a 60- […]

Wind turbine technicians graduate

  Speaking at the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre’s (SARETEC) Wind Turbine Service Technician graduation ceremony, which took place on Global Wind Day, 15 June 2017, the South African Wind Energy Association’s (SAWEA’s) CEO, Brenda Martin, addressed graduates and affirmed the relevance of youth development in the future of the Wind energy sector and […]

Technology empowers young people to create their own income

  Delivering the keynote address at the Samsung Forum 2017 in Cape Town, Basetsana Kumalo, CEO of Connect TV said that digital technology and the establishment of WiFi networks in Tshwane and now also in Johannesburg is helping  to develop skills and create an income for young people, in particular the township youth. She responded to the […]

Call for nominations: SANEA/SANEDI energy awards 2017

  The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) invites nominations for the upcoming Energy Awards 2017 event. Individuals, companies or projects which make noteworthy contributions in the Southern African energy sector can be nominated. Please nominate according to the following award categories: SANEA Energy Award (individual […]

Providing off-grid communities with secure and reliable electricity

  Addressing the audience at the South African National Energy Association’s (SANEA’s) inaugural Young Energy Leaders’ Forum (YELF) recently, Andrew Johnson, a member of YELF’s steering committee, said that YELF, as part of SANEA, provides under-35’s in the energy sector an opportunity to interact and develop ideas together. James van der Walt from Ugesi Gold, […]

SAIEE: Invest in the youth to reap future benefits

  A call to invest in the youth was the strong message delivered to the members of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) by incoming president André Hoffman in his inaugural lecture titled “Back to the future: let’s pay it forward”. He was handed the chain of office by the outgoing president, Pat Naidoo, at […]

Six students to represent SA in international youth science forums

  Four South African Grade 12 pupils will attend the 2014 London International Youth Science Forum, and two grade 11 pupils will participate in the Australian National Youth Science Forum after coming out tops in the National Science Olympiad.  Congratulating the winners the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, said in her keynote address […]