Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Limpopo Youth Development and Career Expo in Tzaneen

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will, on Saturday, 19 November 2016, lead a delegation of Ministers and non-governmental stakeholders to a Youth Career Development Expo at Nkowankowa Stadium in the Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality, Limpopo.

The Youth Expo will provide career guidance and information on further education and training opportunities to learners who are in Grades 10-12, unemployed youth and youths who have dropped out from high school. The Expo is part of government’s work to advance young people particularly in enhancing their participation in the economy to enable them to take their rightful place in our society.

Deputy President Ramaphosa is the Chairperson of the Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDC) tasked with the responsibility of developing a human resource strategy for the country while expanding the skills base to help grow the economy.

The Expo will also host exhibition stands which will provide youths with valuable information on career guidance and further education and training opportunities. The Expo is also a platform to encourage private sector companies to offer internships and experiential learning programmes to young people.

Deputy President Ramaphosa will be supported by Premier Stan Mathabatha, Ministers Siyabonga Cwele, Lindiwe Zulu and Deputy Ministers Mduduzi Manana, Buti Manamela, Madala Masuku and various Limpopo MECs.

Source: Government of South Africa.

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