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