Lindi Makhoba on SAFM May 2014

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Discussion about how can young South Africans hold public representatives accountable to secure effective governance and build a better South Africa. Public accountability is one of the topics set to be discussed at the Activate Exchange.

Lerato on Bophelong (SABC 2) April 2014

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Facilitator Lerato Mahoyi was on Bophelong talking about the importance of having organizations like ACTIVATE!

On posing for Jodi Bieber: Q & A with Sabelo Mnukwa

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Fellow Activator, Sabelo Mnukwa, was one of the subjects in photographer Jodi Biebers breaking boundaries exhibition, Quiet, at the Goodman Gallery in April 2014. The exhibition examined conventional masculinity by confronting traditional representations of men...

ACTIVATE! Exchange: Stretching our vote beyond election time

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In the South African context, our Constitution emphasises the importance of active involvement and participation by citizens. The relationship between government and citizens is very important.

Has Mazibuko made a meaningful impact on SA Politics?

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If we are to celebrate 20 years of democracy, we need to credit all those who contributed and who have continuously redefined our spaces. Such praise should not be limited to be people who hold the same views but should acknowledge those that have kept our democracy alive.

Pursuing freedom

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During the first seven years (1978 1985) of my life, I had no idea what apartheid was. Let alone the fact that it existed. Where I lived, in Manse, where my grandfather was a minister, I lived and played with other children from different race groups...

Activator Story: Planting Seeds

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Having lived all his life in Bonteheuwel, 31-year old Dean Jates says his activism not only seeks to transform the area, but also the residents. But for now hes planting small seeds, hoping that soon they will blossom into tall trees, which will eventually bear fruit.