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Pan-African Youth Leadership Programme

The Pan-African Youth Leadership programme  is an exchange development programme that is funded by the United States of America Embassy . Selected participants will engage in workshops on leadership and service, community site visit related to the programme theme. It’s a interactive training with local culture activities plus home stays with local American families. The follow up activities with participants are an integral part of the programme

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The youth of 2015 take a STAND

Thirty-nine years ago a group of young people made their voices heard as they staged a protest against the unjust education system of the time. On the 16th of June 2015, young people from  Mpumalanga and Gauteng gathered in their respective communities  and celebrated the day by expressing their objection with one voice  against the challenges within their communities. At Inkunzi High School, Mpumalanga, GOLD Peer Educators, Facilitators and teachers

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Europcar- Business Admin Training Opportunity

GOLD would like to invite GOLD Grads who meet the requirement to apply for the Business Admin NQF 4 Leadership programme provided by the Europcar rental division. Candidates are required to be between the ages of 20 – 25 and have the following skills: Good communication skill specially in the English language Good writing and verbal skills in English Evidence in customer service Good organisational and admin skill Leadership skills The advantage

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GOLD Rush Conference – Uniting Leaders.

During the week of the 14th of September, GOLD brought together an amazing team of young leaders, who are leading a ‘Revolution of Hope’ in their grassroots communities. GOLD Facilitators from Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, the Western Cape, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Zambia as well as GOLD field and head office staff attended the GOLD Rush Conference. Starting off with the “Why are we here” discussion, the facilitators were encouraged and motivated

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Training future leaders is not in vain

A glance at some of the stories in the media, and one may be easily  led to feel hopeless about the nation's future. However, the accounts that GOLD receives from the young people who are being equipped and empowered paints a picture of the idea that training Africa's future leaders is not in vain. In the past two months  different kinds  training have been conducted at the various communities of practice in South Africa and Zambia.  These trainings

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Absa Bursary Programme

Absa Bank is calling students to apply for their bursary programme. This programme is made for students who are currently registered at a tertiary institution and pursuing a career in the Finance Sector. This programme seeks to support students who have aspirations to work in the Finance industry but are prohibited by financial circumstances. The closing date is the 31st of July 2015. In order to learn about the requirements and the application process

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Bridging the gap between employer and GOLD Grads

On the 26th of June five GOLD Grads (GOLD alumni) walked into the Training Room Online offices in Cape Town ready to meet and engage with senior management from the company Training Room Online. The purpose of the workshop is to build bridges between two worlds: ‘corporate’ and ‘youth’, and paint an insightful picture of the frustrations experienced by job seekers and employers. This workshop creates an authentic space where young people,

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GOLD Grads attend the WEF Community Conversations

3rd of June 2015-400 young people attended the Community Conversations event organised by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the  Bertha Centre  for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This event is one of the events organised for the World Economic Forum on Africa  2015 . The Community Conversations event focused on bringing together young people from different walks of life and engaging them on topics surrounding Entrepreneurship

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Raymond Ackerman Academy – July 2015 Intake

The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development. The course aims at empowering young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It is practical, builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity. Ultimately the Academy wishes to assist individuals

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GOLD Grad-A promising Entrepreneur

Talent Mabuza is a young man from a humble rural  area in Mpumalanga. He says his life was  "was transformed from lot of anger and sadness" when  he became a GOLD Peer Educator in 2007. He was introduced to the GOLD programme while he was a grade 10 student at Ngodini High school. He says that he did not know the kind of impact the programme would have on his life. The activities he did with the other Peer Educators, like provide vital information

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