Nov 8

THE ACTIVATOR 2016

The official newspaper of ACTIVATE, The Activator is out!! In this bumper edition, catch up on Activator stories; events; Imbizo’s; the You Count Survey; what happened when ACTIVATE was represented at the UNESCO Conference and a new Innovation Challenge for 2016. Filled with photo’s and successes of the Network, this edition promises to be a good read!






Oct 24

Leadership And Identity

A leader is not defined by your followers on Twitter or by your Facebook likes, nor is it defined by the distinctions you receive in an exam. Ahead of the A! Bus Journey, Mbasa Gqokoma looks at the characteristics of a leader.




Oct 24

PRESS RELEASE: Youth Explore EC & GP In Search Of Ideal Future

24 October 2016   YOUNG LEADERS EXPLORE EC & GAUTENG IN SEARCH OF A PATH TO AN IDEAL FUTURE ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, a network of young South Africans, is testament to the possibilities of realising a better South Africa by 2030, as contemplated in the National Development Plan. From 26 to 28 October 2016, the …




Oct 21

A Dual Journey of Discovery

The ACTIVATE! Bus Journey is only five days away and promises to be a journey of discovery; unearthing a narrative that will map out a country envisioned for 2030.








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