A godless morality

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Following the controversy of the Grace Bible Church and celebrity Somizi Mhlongo last week, Prince Charles takes a look at how society could operate with a "godless morality."

Active advocacy for human rights

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Lerato Morulane, a 2016 Activator is well enlightened about the ills that exist in the world plaguing her community and the nation. She has a passion for bridging the gap between doing nothing and being an active component of the solution for a better society for all.

Education, a service to Africa

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Mbasa Gqokoma sits down with educator, Liso Ntuli from the Haven Academy to talk about what needs to change in the current education system for the country to see positive results.

Impacting the corners of the African continent

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Athenkosi Nzala is a young man from the Eastern Cape trying to change the perception of Africa through education.

Stop the hullabaloo of the first day of school-Time for action in education is now!

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Koketso Marishane explains why he is irked at the hullabaloo that takes place at the beginning of every year when learners officially start their academic year.

Self-leadership: Mastering my fate

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Leadership is arguably the fundamental building block in the strengthening of a nation, moreover, self-leadership contributes dearly to that exercise. Singatha, a 2016 Activator, realises just how important the latter is and as such believes that the best leaders in the world are those that can get themselves to act right, rightfully honing self-discipline.

Limpopo school ranking under the spotlight

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Koketso Marishane unpacks how the Limpopo Department of Education has, in his view, incorrectly ranked and given the top position in grade 12 results to the same school for a decade. He explains why it is incorrect.

Giving back through education

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Katlego Motlabi a 2016 Activator, has taken it upon herself to selflessly care for others without expecting to gain financial. She derives her satisfaction from seeing young people achieve their goals psychologically and educationally.

Tackling The State Of Youth Policies

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As the State of the Nation Address (SONA) fast approaches, Florence de Vries takes a look at past SONA's and youth policies that government has put in place to ensure that the youth of the country progress.

UNESCO MGIEP to launch YESPeace Network in South Africa

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UNESCO MGIEP and Activate!Change Drivers are jointly launching the YESPeace Network- Southern African Region on January 26, 2017.

Motivating learners to strive for success

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Lekau Johannes from Mankweng in Limpopo strives to inspire and motivate learners with the aim of improving their matric results.

Students with funding have their say

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Throughout the Fees Must Fall demonstrations, we hardly heard from students who have secured funding or have the means to pay for their studies. The voices of those not affected by the staggering fee increases appears to be silent. Ramadimetja Makgeru caught up with two students who have funding to hear their thoughts on the Fees Must Fall movement.

Future Leaders and Young Great Minds

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Future Leaders and Young Great Minds aims to bring about positive change in the lives of the youth. Find out how they do this and how you can help.

Be the network!

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Meet 2016 Activator, Angela Mogorossi who took the time to share with us some of her highlights of training.

Matters under scrutiny

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The State of the Nation Address is upon us and 2016 Activator, Zilungile Zimela explores some of the issues plaguing the country

Help A Student educating the Eastern Cape

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2016 Activator, Lisa Silwana from the Eastern Cape started the Help a Student programme with a few of her friends in order to assist learners from disadvantaged areas through education.

Yolokazi Mfuto attends international conference in Ghana

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Last year, Yolokazi Mfuto did not think she would attend the Ghana International Model UN conference, but against the odds she managed to secure funding to attend. She tells us about her experience as a South African representing the Netherlands.

Equipping the youth

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Meet Albert from Tembisa who completed training in 2016. He shares what he enjoyed most about training.

Compassionate leadership

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Singata Dabata is a 2016 Activator who is passionate about leadership and mentoring others to become the best possible version of himself. He does this through imparting communication skills to the people he comes into contact with. Born and bred in the Eastern Cape, he has founded the annually Cycler-Thon with his family to help raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse in his home town Mthatha. Read his story as he unpacks his journey as an ACTIVATOR! Driving change.

Enterprise Development: A key to black sustenance

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His name is Nhlanhla Ndlovu, an enterprise development practitioner. His business is also very closely connected to his social entrepreneurial work, he explains how he made it work.