Facilitator Nqaba was on Bush Radio talking about ACTIVATE! and youth development. He explained why young people should join ACTIVATE!
Activators Kenneth and Sabelo were on Talk Radio 702 talking about the ACTIVATE! network and it’s power to connect young people.
Activator Mpho was on Kopanong FM encouraging people to apply to become a change driver.
Activators Zama and Sanele were on Vibe FM talking about their initiative, Build My Community, in Kwa Mashu. They were advertising their first event to be held on June 16.
Discussion about how can young South Africans hold public representatives accountable to secure effective governance and build a better South Africa. Public accountability is one of the topics set to be discussed at the Activate Exchange.
Nelisa was on Power FM talking about social innovation with Azania.
Facilitator Lezerine was on SA FM being highlighted as a Mover and Shaker. Listen to her story.
Listen to reflections from ACTIVATE! CEO, Chris and Activators, Mpho and Kopano on innovation and the power of the network. The 2014 Innovation. Showcase is a celebration of what the network has done so far and inspiring possibilities for the rest of the year.
Facilitator Injairu was on Bush Radio talking about the ACTIVATE! recruitment drive.
Facilitator Lerato Mahoyi was on SAFM talking about why people should join ACTIVATE!
Lerato Mahoyi and Activator Lesego Ndala were interviewed on Power FM about the network and the 2nd year event that took place in August 2013.
Janet Jobson the Portfolio Manager of the DG Murray Trust’s Leadership for a Winning Nation portfolio, was on SAFM talking about ACTIVATE!
Our facilitator Terence was on SAFM talking about the Sunday Times supplement “Journey of a Change Driver”.
Activator Mandilakhe tackles the question “Are there any opportunities available for the youth?”
Activator Calvin has embarked on a project to document African entrepreneurs. He explains the reasons behind the project and why he feels that it is necessary. Africas Greatest Entrepreneur is a documentary series that comprises of profiles and in depth interviews with some of Africas greatest entrepreneurs.
Activator Mhlanganisi was on JoziFM to talk about the Joburg Exchange which was held on the 11th of June 2013.
Activators Koketso and Pearl were on SAFM talking about the upcoming Joburg Exchange.
Activator Mhlanganisi was on SAFM to talk about the National Youth Engagement on the National Development Plan is trying to achieve.
Activator Kanyisa Booi started a youth movement called Mocha Panda. She explains what the movement is all about and what its goals are. Mocha Panda (Youth Forward) is a sturdy show of solidarity amongst youth. Activators will conduct jam sessions throughout South Africa. Symbolically this will be carried out the Youth Month (June) up to Mandela day (18 July) marked by a 67 minute peaceful Youth Attest walk to the Union Building.
Literary Nigerian treasure, Ben Okri, has called on South Africans to find innovative ways to heal the wounds. At his speech (click to hear podcast) at the Steve Biko memorial lecture event last year, he said that for most of his life it seemed unthinkable that Apartheid would ever end. It seemed like an unalterable fact, like fate, or the moon, or hunger. He described apartheid as a long, nightmare-laden sleep, and the democratic era as a new day.