Jan 8

My 2018

By: Nomvuyo Gladys Sebeko My 2018 My tears have formed a river that can’t be compared To any river that is known to be the biggest Or the Ocean which is praised to be the widest My 2018 Heart has be torn into so many pieces That it can feed the whole nation and still …


Oct 28

Now that #FeesHaveFallen, what now?

Yesterday, parliamentarians were debating transformation at higher education institutions after the #FeesMustFall protests. Minister Blade Nzimande didn’t even mutter a word about the #ReleaseTheReport. Which raises the question, now that #FeesHaveFallen, what now?







Jul 31

Spreading warmth in Standerton

Activator, Anele Cele, co-founder of Inhlosenhle Community Building (ICB), an organisation focused on broad-based challenges in the Standerton community, continues to put up a brave fight against Mpumalangas icy Highveld chill…


Jul 24

Dress Jozi 2014

More than 500 young people, including Johannesburg-based Activator, Mzwandile Msimang, joined forces to spread much needed warmth to the inner citys homeless as they took to the streets to hand out bags of clothing…






Jun 30

What makes a good leader?

The present generation of young people in South Africa has a responsibility, as tomorrows leaders, to re-write a narrative that is different from what existed before 1994. Young people are faced with a challenge of evolving a South Africa that is more open and more just, where people have equal access to basic needs…



Jun 19

Photo exhibition: Protest against the self

An open air, free for all exhibition by Dean Jates at the Bonteheuwel Train Station garden on 01 June 2014. Dean Jates: The Active Citizenship Photography Exhibition provides the opportunity to reflect on the self in a society were negative imagery controlled by mass media TV news, newspaper has become a norm in communities.






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