Sep 26

Improving and preserving languages

By Bongo Hlongwane  This past weekend, young people in 5 provinces inspected heritage as a significant part of who they truly are. They did this by delving into the importance of literacy and by indulging in each others cultures and traditional songs. The event was held at Intuzuma F library convened by the ACTIVATE! Change …


Sep 13

Aloma Malgas – Rea Thusa

Rea Thusa Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Aloma Malgas 0732560639 alomamalgas3@gmail.com Rea Thusa is an NPO operating in a community where substance abuse, crime and a lack of infrastructure leave youth vulnerable and without direction. The organisation seeks to address this problem by providing youth with educational support, hope and guidance through campaigns, fun fares and …


Sep 13

Quote a Poet

By Bongo Hlongwane More than 50 artists attended Quote a Poet Chapter 4 event which was held at Denis Hurley centre in Durban. UBI (Ubuciko Bomlomo Infortainment) is a youth initiative which was established in 2012 by Ntuzuma youth. Their objectives include promoting social talents, hosting youth dialogues on sensitive issues affecting the youth sector. …


Sep 12

Bulumko Gana – Genius at Work

Genius At Work Gugulethu, Cape Town, Western Cape Bulumko Gana 0642834925 kingbulumko@gmail.com FB: Bulumko Stifler Gana IG: bulumkogana bulumkogana.wordpress.com With the aim of combating youth unemployment by providing capacity building for content creation, Genius At Work introduces Photography and videography as an extramural activity to youth ages 13-18, living and attending school in the townships …


Sep 12

Deep Roots or Beat Roots?

By Paul Mabote Bob Marley, the reggae legend from Jamaica, once said that if you do not know where you are coming from, then you will not know where you are going to. Heritage, is defined by some as the big and little things one carries from where he comes from, and passes down to …


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