President Cyril Ramaphosa has challenged the youth to use the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to seek out new opportunities for the future.
Democratic Alliance (DA) interim leader, John Steenhuisen has marked Youth Day by urging young people not to take for granted the gains of the country’s democracy.
The grandchildren of Archbishop Desmond and Leah Tutu say that there is no room to straddle the fence in the fight against oppression.
High unemployment among youth remains the biggest concern.
Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, has called on South Africans to support each other – with the number of positive cases expected to rise.