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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 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 …

Sep 12

Activator to use SIS to emancipate isolated economic drivers

“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 of what …

Sep 10

Africa – From Slavery to Freedom event

In celebration of the “Heritage Day”, The Congolese Civil Society of South Africa, in partnership with the Scalabrini Centre and OAYouth will host an African Youth Congress event under the theme: “AFRICA: From Slavery to Freedom”. Date: 22nd September 2018 Time: 12H30 – 16H00 Venue: Castle of Goodhope, Cape Town This event will discuss our …

Sep 7

By Themba Vryman On the 31st August 2018 Activators across the province of Free State came together under the common goal to end gender-based violence. What was to take place over the discussions was to set the mood for commitments and plans by all attendees to play their role in curbing the plague of Gender …

Sep 3

Tribute to Africa’s 2nd to the world: Kofi Atta Annan

By Koketso Marishane On August 18th 2018, a giant and great son of Africa took his last breath. Our dear Kofi Annan, a proud son of Africa who has served the world as an outstanding diplomat and very first Black Secretary General of the United Nations passed away at age 80.   Kofi Annan, a …


Here is what’s happening in our world. Click on read more to find out about each event.

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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