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With more than 2000 members, there’s always something happening in the ACTIVATE! network. Click on each story to read more about how Activators are driving change across South Africans.

Sep 20

South Africa’s youth to participate in global Acts of Kindness campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Town, South Africa, 20 September 2018 – National youth leadership organisation ACTIVATE! Change Drivers last week announced their plan to participate in the UNESCO MGIEP Acts of Kindness Campaign for the Sustainable Development Goals. The announcement was made at the Social Innovation Summit held in Cape Town from 12 to 14 September. The …

Sep 19

#YouthLandIndaba: Heritage, Gender Equity and Land

During the month of September, South Africa celebrates heritage month in recognition of aspects of South African culture both tangible and intangible. In recent decades, culture – in all its diversity of form, expression, practice and knowledge – has gained international recognition as both an enabler and a driver of development. As we consider the …

Sep 19

Innovation Summit Implored To Keep Mandela Education Dream Alive

By: Lwazi Nongauza “Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, which a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out …

Sep 19

Entrepreneur Uses SIS To Emancipate Isolated Economic Drivers

By: Lwazi Nongauza “The success of any entrepreneurial innovation can only be measured by its impact in fostering Fourth Industrial Revolution and youth economic inclusion,” said the founder of Township Innovation Programme Accelerator’s (TIPA) Tshepo Mabuya, who is set to showcase at the Activate Change Drives led Social Innovation Summit on 12th to 14th of …

Sep 17

Beauty Entrepreneur Shares Her Big Innovation Summit Plans

By: Lwazi Nongauza Young female entrepreneur Nathacia Olivier vows to use 2018 Social Innovation Summit that is set to be held at the Cape Town Stadium on 12th to 14th of September as a springboard to greater success level heights. Olivier’s beauty appreciation and entrepreneurial spirit led her to start a 100% natural beauty business …


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Upcoming Events

Sep 24

Heritage , Gender Equity and Land Imbizo

September marks a celebration and commemoration of South Africa’s Heritage in both physical and nonphysical forms, this inevitably leads to a conversation about culture which brings to question the issue of Gender in a context of South Africa’s historical development – a discourse that is often ignored and one that most people, even leaders shy …

Sep 25

Madibeng Disability Rights Pageant Gala Dinner

The Voice of the Voiceless with Sibahle National Disability Project will host a Disability Rights Pageant Gala Dinner in Madibeng

Sep 25

#March&Ask – LGBTIAQ+ dialogue

Come and Join this human rights peaceful MARCH and ASK all questions related to LGBTIQA+ after   We will start as CHURCH SQUARE Pretoria and march to Women Living Heritage Center in Pretoria where the Question and Answer Session will be   25 September 2018 10:00am

Sep 25

School Debate

Event schedule This event will run for 4days each circuit will compete on its day then final day   25 September 2018 Thabina circuit 26 September Khujwana circuit 27 September Shiluvana circuit   28 September 2018 Final Guest Speaker MEC of Education/ Speaker of Limpopo legislature   Second round winners at circuit level will compete …

Nov 10

Madibeng Disability Rights Pageant

The Voice of the Voiceless with Sibahle National Disability Project will be hosting a Disability Rights Pageant in Madibeng

Event Calendar

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