May 11

Youth Leaders Speak Out Against Vuwani Violence

“We are appealing to law enforcement agencies to intervene in the situation in Vuwani. Some of us do not support the destruction of schools in our community as it sets us back and the work we’re doing in improving education outcomes in the community.”, says Kgothaso Mokgophi, a peer education and leader of a stationary …

Apr 29

Dikeledi: Commemorating False Femocracy

She was born in a family of six,  Her father a retrenched derelict, Her mother an ailing goddess whose eyes were scorched by the wind,  Her back broken by the wood she carried from the mountains.  She dropped out of school, to take over from her fatigued mother- working fields from sunrise to subset, like …

Apr 25

Youth Vow to Take Over SA Economy

“Economic junk status downgrade or not, youth led enterprise and development organization, Afrika Mayibuye Entrepreneurship Hub Accelerator AMEHA will save South African youth’s future, economy and restore local and international investor confidence.” Those are the words of the revered leader, Tshepo Future Mabuya  whose company, AMEHA that will be hosting a financial management and capacity building training …

Apr 21

Being An Active Citizen

“As citizens of a democratic society we have a right to participate in the democratic decision-making processes of our country, including the right to elect the kind of government we wish to have.”

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