Youth Igniting the flame of the future
The Sunday World network of Unsung Heroes – young people who drive change in Mzansi – grows year by year. **
Now in its fourth year, Unsung Heroes 2024 once again calls for your nominations to promote and celebrate young people under 35, who deserve recognition for leading change and making a difference.
You know the young people in your world who are doing great things, guiding others, making a difference, and driving the economic engine to make SA a more vibrant and equal society.
Tell us who you know so that the Sunday World can herald them, uplift the work they do and promote your region.
We will ignite the fire of youthful endeavour by publishing a special youth edition on June 30 after a live and virtual celebration on Saturday, June 29, 2024.
To make it easier for you, we have selected the following categories as a guide:
You may enter as many people as you want in any of the categories provided, they are 35 years or less on June 30, 2024. Entries close at noon on Monday, April 1st, 2024
There are seven categories, and you can nominate as many unsung heroes as you wish:
Category 1: Youth in Business & Entrepreneurship
Category 2: Science, Tech, Energy, and Innovation
Category 3: Academia and Education
Category 4: Agriculture, sustainability, and the environment
Category 5: Communities Service
Category 6: Youth in Agriculture
Category 7: Youth in Tourism
The closing date for entries is Monday, April 1st at 12 noon. Nominees must be between the ages of 18 and 35 on June 30, 2024, and be prepared to be profiled in the Sunday World.
The following terms and conditions for purposes of entry shall apply: