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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.

May 23

Activator scoops international award in USA

By Lwazi Nongauza Activator Isasiphinkosi Mdingi has raised the African continent as she scooped the prestigious Young Emerging Leaders Award which was held at the Department of State in USA on the 2nd of May 2018. Mdingi is one of 10 remarkable young people who have received this prestigious award while crisscrossing the United States …

May 22


By Prince Charles HOW THE ARTS, ACTIVISM AND THE CONSTITUTION CAN HELP US FIND OUR POWER “Burning things in anger is sometimes understandable but it is not necessarily good for social change because when the anger subsides it leaves us poorer. We need to organise our anger differently and think of innovative ways of change …

May 17

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May 17

Minimum wage or minimum growth?

By Nomvuyo Sebeko In 1891 the workers went on strike to fight for better working conditions. In April 2018 workers took it to the street to fight against minimum wage and for better salaries. We asked Activators what they think about the newly announced minimum wage and this is what they had to say: Sindisa …

May 15

Freedom in our life time

By Bongo Hlongwane Ubuciko Bomlomo Infortainment (UBI) and Aids Foundation coordinated freedom day celebration program in Ntuzuma F library, under the theme “freedom in our life time”. The objective of the event was to promote healthy life style and to encourage the rising stars to make education fashionable. Aids foundation employee, who is an Activator …

May 14

First Resource A! Station in Kamiesberg, Namaqualand

The 2017 Activator Reagam Beukes is a social agent of change from the far north Namaqua region of Kamasies. As per his words, history was made, he with Activators, local youth and stakeholders launched the first resource A! Station in that area. This celebration follows after the station’s workshop was held earlier in 2018. The …


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

Upcoming Events

May 17


You are invited to the PYA ICT IMBIZO brought to you by PYA Components in collaboration with PBICT  on the 17th June at Vaal University of Technology, Main Campus. The Imbizo aim to connect students, techpreneurs with opportunities, resources, information, training and development, finance and Markets from the ICT sector of South Africa. Through this …

May 28

An Activator event (Online Launch) 28 May 2018

FemmeProjects starts a new cycle of information Why do we shy away from talking about menstruating? Are we ashamed? Are we shy? Can you believe that in 2018 many of us remain embarrassed about our monthly cycles? Well, FemmeProjects is breaking the silence. It’s time to debunk the myths, to speak clearly and proudly about …

Jun 2

One Blanket at a Time

One Love LGBTIQ+ Community would be distributing blankets to people how needs it to help them throw the cold winter months. If you would like to be part of the One Blanket at a Time project please Call or WhatsApp Daniel on 0658193912  

Jun 3

AYED Dailogue

What is AYED AYED is an acronym for *A* frica *Y* outh *E* ntrepreneurship *D* ay Formed in 2014 after Student from Vaal University of Technology, South Africa, Mordecai Ndlovu so a need for more advocacy and collective youth economic participation amongst Africans presented ‘Africa Youth Entrepreneurship Day’ at a student summit in Ghana, Accra. …

Jun 9

Sports event

I and the active leaders around community will be hosting Indiginous games event at local municipality

Event Calendar

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