1. You may enter as an individual or as a team of up to 3.
  2. At least 1 of the team members should identify as female.
  3. Individuals/Teams may enter only one idea into the competition.
  4. A teacher may enter with more than one team from the same school
  5. Consent should be given from the parents/legal guardians to participate in the competition and all the related activities.
  6. The winners should be in possession of a valid passport by 1 September 2023 in order to travel, or the prize will be forfeited.

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The Department of Small Business Development and its agencies will be hosting the Youth Challenge Webinar. 

The webinar is targeted at youth SMME's who are in the green economy, Technology and Innovation Industry.

Click here to RSVP by 22 March 2023


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The Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa (BELNASA) Youth Forum will host a virtual dialogue featuring key stakeholders and anchored by a youth-led intergenerational panel discussion. 

The webinar will also feature a keynote address on the importance of youth participation in...

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