Feb 1

Fees Must Fall-A perspective from UWC

Journalist, Mbasa Gqokoma sat down with Fees Must Fall activist, Lukhanyo May at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) to find out about the movements plan for 2017. He also took to the streets to hear if the youth has faith in youth institutions like the NYDA.

Jan 31

A godless morality

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.”

Jan 30

Active advocacy for human rights

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.

Jan 25

Self-leadership: Mastering my fate

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.

Jan 24

Giving back through education

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.

Jan 19

Students with funding have their say

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.

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