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We must equip young people to bounce back into work

November 4, 2019

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What does nail polish and weightlifting have to do with inclusion?

November 4, 2019

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How 18 minutes changed a life, the power of empathy

November 4, 2019

Knowledge & Insights

LinkedIn to Job Opportunities: Experimental Evidence from Job Training in South Africa

September 20, 2019

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5 lessons about evolving talent to drive impact at scale

September 15, 2019

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Reduce gender penalties to level the playing field for jobs

September 15, 2019

National Women’s Day (9 August) celebrates the courageous women of 1956 who fought for equality and freedom in South Africa. While progress has …


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New funding to grow jobs and work experiences for work-seekers

September 15, 2019

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator and LGT Venture Philanthropy have entered into a partnership that will support Harambee’s …


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Social impact bonds addressing youth unemployment

July 23, 2019

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The Kasinomic Entreprevolution

June 24, 2019

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It’s all about employability

June 3, 2019

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Harambee wins the 2019 Conscious Companies Award

May 27, 2019

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Why ‘signals’ can matter as much as skills in youth employment

May 15, 2019

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Helping young people engage with opportunities outside of the formal sector

May 15, 2019

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High unemployment is a symptom of South Africa’s economic malaise

April 26, 2019

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Accelerating english through binge watching

April 5, 2019

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Harambee wins the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 

April 1, 2019

The Skoll Foundation announced today that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award…


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Harambee is recognised for its contribution to addressing youth employment

April 1, 2019

The Skoll Foundation announced today that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award…


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Think you’re too small to become a top employer? Think again!

March 14, 2019

Becoming an employer of choice is not only for large companies and corporations, nor is it as unattainable as you might…


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Driving inclusive economic participation

March 1, 2019

The Premier’s Service Excellence Awards that took place on 28 February 2019 recognise dynamic, high impact, responsive…


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The cost of looking for work

March 1, 2019

We took a peek at the ITU’s (International Telecommunication Union – an agency of the UN) comparative price basket for a…


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Getting to the meat of it – a demand for butchers

February 26, 2019

Strange but true; there’s a demand in South African for butchers. This scarcity is in part driven by the high cost of a year-long…


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Harambee disrupts South African BPO using impact sourcing

February 14, 2019

Momentum around South Africa’s outsourcing sector continues in 2019, with that country’s BPO stakeholders charging…


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Will AI be put to work for humankind – or will it be the other way around?

February 5, 2019

It’s an overcast winter morning in Amsterdam and journalists from around the world are being herded into the Google…


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Changing the System in 2019!

January 24, 2019

Happy New Year from Harambee! As we gear up for the year ahead, we thank you for being on the journey of scale-up with us…


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Partnership to equip 5,000 youth with digital skills

January 24, 2019

Key stakeholders in SA’s digital industries have partnered to create employment for youths. The organisations include…


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10 steps to get young people working

October 28, 2018

The summit, Accelerating Inclusive Youth Employment, which was hosted by Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator at…


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We need to give youth a better deal in terms of jobs

October 22, 2018

In a special message delivered on his behalf at the Accelerating Inclusive Youth Employment conference in Cape Town on…


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7 ways to get young people working

October 4, 2018

These seven insights are drawn from Breaking Barriers, a quarterly analysis that draws on data gained from our engagement…


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Harambee is developing an alternative ‘Pathwaying Platform’

August 10, 2018

In April, the annual Skoll World Forum brought together social entrepreneurs from around the world to discuss topics…


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Google highlights our use of big data to solve youth unemployment

July 27, 2018

On 25 July, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator was one of only two organisations featured on stage at the Google…


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Three learnings for Harambee’s Lean Impact Pilot

July 25, 2018

“We shifted our processes to focus on assessments that include – not exclude – and worked with employers to change their…


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Harambee a ‘dating service’ that gets young South Africans into work

July 17, 2018

Johannesburg – A few years ago, Thabo Ngwato’s job prospects looked bleak…


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Global recognition for Harambee Contact Centre

May 1, 2018

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has been named a global trailblazer in customer experience innovation, receiving the…


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Successfully bringing entry-level staff into an SME

March 15, 2018

Small and medium businesses play an increasingly important role in improving the employment prospects of South Africa’s youth…


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The art of recruitment for small businesses

October 9, 2017

Many small business owners feel daunted at the prospect of hiring new staff, and with valid reasons…


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Sisters are doing it for Barloworld Equipment

August 14, 2017

“It’s not easy being a woman in a male dominated world but we are definitely going to make it!” This is the declaration of Mbali Dlalani…


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Global Centre for Youth Employment Ideathon award

June 1, 2017

From an open competition that saw 200 online submissions from 25 countries, 16 innovative ideas were selected by a panel…


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Partnering with KFC to overcome barriers to youth unemployment

September 1, 2016

KFC has been one of our anchor employers since 2014, with us providing candidates for team member roles such as kitchen workers…


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Nomination for the Aspen Institute’s John P. McNulty Prize.

September 15, 2015

This prize aims to galvanize efforts to address social, economic and political challenges by recognizing the very best in high…


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