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.

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Owning our struggle 23 years later

Posted by Tshepo Mabuya on Thu, Jun 22 2017 12:59:00
Activator Tshepo Mabuya states that the June 16 commemorations should enable young people to redefine their generational obligation. He says,"Although South Africa has as a youthful population, it has the lowest entrepreneurship levels in the world according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor."
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Youth using art to fight Violence

Posted by Bongo Hlongwane on Thu, Jun 22 2017 11:18:00
KZN Activator, Bongani Nqayi and his team gathered and honoured June 16 with art writes Activator Bongo Hlongwane. The objective of the event was to convey the message that violence destroys the nation as a whole.
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Has the injustice that occurred on the morning of 16 June 1976 been corrected?

Posted by Ramadimetja Makgeru on Wed, Jun 21 2017 23:05:00
Activator Ramadimetja Makgeru penned this piece about the lack of South African indigenous languages spoken in schools. She questions whether the reason for the protest on the morning of June 16 1976 has been corrected.
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KZN YOUNG ACTIVISTS PRESENT A FRESH HIV/AIDS PERSPECTIVE AT AIDS CONFERENCE

Posted by admin on Wed, Jun 21 2017 13:59:00
Activators attended the AIDS Conference at the ICC in KZN to make their voices heard and to contribute towards active citizenship.
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Sacrificing the class of '76

Posted by Hein Scheepers on Mon, Jun 19 2017 14:35:00
Activator Hein Scheepers looks at the significance of June 16 and how important it is to remember how much blood was shed to fight for the right to equal eduaction. In sharing his thoughts he penned this poem.
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Activators share solutions to unemployment

Posted by Lwazi Nongauza on Mon, Jun 19 2017 14:34:00
Activator Lwazi Nongauza speaks to fellow Activators, Thembinkosi Matika, German Jacobs, David Lekgwathi and Silindile Martin about what the possible solutions are to youth unemployment.
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ACTIVATORS BUILD ON THE LEGACY LEFT BY THE CLASS OF ‘76

Posted by Zilungile Zimela on Mon, Jun 19 2017 10:06:00
The ACTIVATE!Change Drivers programme celebrates the strides taken by Activators across South Africa as they grab every opportunity that contribute to the rebuilding and strengthening of this wonderful country which holds a vibrant history.
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Was The '76 Youth The Last Breed Of The Brave Ones?

Posted by Mokgophi Kgothatso on Fri, Jun 16 2017 11:39:00
2017 Activator, Mokgophi Kgothatso, pens his thoughts of how young people today are not using their available resources - which are way more than what the youth in 1976 had, to drive change in their lifetime.
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