The Network

With more than 2000 members, there’s always something happening in the ACTIVATE! network. Click on each story to read more about how Activators are driving change across South Africans.

Feb 23

Thank You Global Synapse Technologies.

By: Zilungile Zimela Global Synapse is an IT Solutions company that specialises in crafting back-end IT support services for external clients thereby operating as an in-house trusted vendor for external clients.   Recently, Global Synapse Technologies donated a total of 10 fully functional desktops with a printer to ACTIVATE! Change Drivers to make use of …

Feb 22

Advert: Assistant Junior Designer & Illustrator

Opportunity closing date:   Friday 16   March 2018 Siyashesha Leadership Incubator npc is a non-profit, dynamic organization that develops skills, builds opportunity and connects young leaders from across South Africa through the Activate programme. Siyashesha Leadership Incubator seeks to appoint an Assistant Junior Graphic Designer Illustrator for its Communications portfolio, who is able to work 3 days a …

Feb 22

Talk the talk

By: Paul Mabote Writer, Poet, Recording Hip Hop Artist, Community Builder. Hello, sawubona, dumela. There are over 7000 living languages in the world, think about how impressive it would be to be able to say hello in each one of them. 21 February is World Mother Tongue Language Day, an annual observance, as Wikipedia.org describes …


Feb 22

Donate a Schoolbag Filled with Hope!

By Kay-Dee Mashile 2014 Activator Siyabulela “DJ Schoolbag” Ngobozana is truly an artist! With an artistic career that began in 2006 while Siya was in high school, Siya has toured internationally and formed part of various artistic groups from dance to music. While invited to an event in November 1998, Siya noticed that some learners …

Feb 16

The rise and fall of SONA

16 FEBRUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SONA DATE DOES LITTLE TO ELIMINATE THE UNRELENTING QUESTIONS SURROUNDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF FEE-FREE EDUCATION FROM THE MINDS OF YOUNG SOUTH AFRICANS. The postponement and uncertainty surrounding the 2018 State of the Nation Address sidelined the long awaited answers to certain issues …

Feb 14

By: Anele Gcwabe 18 January 2018  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Re: ACTIVATE! ADVOCATES FOR EDUCATION, A WORTHY PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE! Social entrepreneur, Xolani Ngobozana is taking strides to establish a strong foundation for the future leaders of South Africa by providing them with the necessary tools to empower them with education. He initiated the National …



Events

Here is what’s happening in our world. Click on read more to find out about each event.

Upcoming Events

Mar 10

DAS Kids in Colour

DAS is currently working on their Kids in Colour FUNd-raising day which will take place on the 10th of March 2018 at Rakele Park Wattille, Ekurhuleni. The event will include fun activities such as jumping castles, trampolines and various slides. Tickets cost R50.00 and the profit made will be used to buy schoolbags for underprivileged …

Mar 22

Perfect Love UFS Library Week Event

The University of the Free State in partnership with Perfect Love Publications will be hosting a Poetry and Writing event in celebration of Library Week. The event will include a panel discussion with authors and poets as well as an interactive dialogue between the panel and the audience. An open mic poetry session will be …

Event Calendar

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