Activators review Kalushi

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Activators share their opinions on the recently released movie of Solomon Malanghu, Kalushi. It is one of many untold authentic South African stories.

Our role in accountability

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Activator Nomtika Mjwana explores why young people are so far removed from essential decision-making platforms. No young people are present in these conversations that directly violate their rights.

Activator Koketso Marishane takes national award

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Activator Koketso Marishane from GaMarishane in Limpopo Province recognised by The Presidency.

Change in a context of violence

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Sbongo Hlongwane attended dialogue entitled: Change in a context of violence, a dialogue across generations. The dialogue aimed to strengthen the effectiveness of change agent.

Our elders deserve better

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Koketso Marishane discusses the ongoing SASSA debacle and asks why the recipients are not afforded the required dignity?

Anti-Xenophobic Photographic campaign

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As part of our #BeHumanRights campaign, and in light of the recent spates of xenophobic attacks, on Human Rights Day we will be featuring the inspiring anti-xenophobic photographic campaign of Activator, Mbali Kubule.

Why do blacks hate blacks so much?

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Upon his epic return from the wilderness, Activator Dumisa Mbuwa penned this alternative piece on contemporary Blackness/ Africaness and its relation to the challenges South Africans face (especially Black).

Activators have their say on Human Rights!

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Activator Lwazi Nongauza takes a look at how Activators will be commemorating Human Rights Day and why the day is important.

No African man has the right to kill another African child

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Activator Nomvuyo Sebeko shares her opinion on the Xenophobia attacks and says, "No African man born of African woman has the right to kill another African child."

A Moment of Silence in honour of #94_Esidimeni

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"The well networked and connected individuals get informed about government plans, get advised to register their entities in the sector specific to qualify for projects tendering followed by in-house private festivities celebrating corruption victory over tenders. The fruits of the long walk to freedom."

When the violation of human rights are ignored...

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As we observe human rights month, Activator, Abuti Rams took to his Facebook page yesterday to voice his opinion on how Morocco has captured the Sahrawi people, raped their women and tortured them.

Tribute to the Mother of SA Literature: Mirriam Tlali

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Koketso Marishane pays tribute to South African novelist, Miriam Tlali.

We can't be selective about what Human Rights we observe, yet we are.

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In observing International Sex Workers' Rights Day today, Activator and journalist, Ramadimetja Makgeru takes a look at the discrimination of sex work and how sex workers rights are in fact, human rights.

Activator to set Design Indaba alight!

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Social change driver, Ditiro Mashigo promises to lift the ACTIVATE! Network flag high at the global arts festival in Johannesburg which takes place from the 1st to 3rd of March.

For the love of money

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Today Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan will deliver his 6th budget speech address outlining the plans for year. We take a look at highlights from the 2016 budget and what to expect for budget 2017.

Young leaders making a difference in their communities

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Young people are rallying together for positive change across all corners of the country, the message is clear and simple " Young people want change" .The promises have long been made, it's time to cash in. After school is after school.

Championing African Youth Policies for Global Development

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Koketso Marishane asserts that because 60% of Africas population is below 35 years old, intentional investment in youth-focused initiatives could breed double-digit growth and genuine development across the continent. He examines the significance of education and how it should change in South Africa.

So Now is a good time

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"The questions are many and we expect genuine responses from you, Mr President. One person may be writing this but we are a collective of young leaders working hard at answering some tough questions this generation is facing, which you too are painfully aware of. We are not waiting on you but, we are working tirelessly and our hope is that with policies and budget you allow us to drive change."

Working together, moving South Africa forward

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Is the 9-Point Plan enabling a truly inclusive society?