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Archive for 2014

Today, we celebrate your life Madiba!

5 December 2014

On this day, one year ago, the world mourned the loss of a life that was well lived. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who was born 18 July 1918 and died 5 December 2013. His name is synonymous with determination, strength, change, transformation and magic. Madiba Magic to be more precise! His […]

Getting to know Justice Edwin Cameron

21 November 2014

The Centre for Conflict Resolution hosted the most interesting Public Dialogue recently where they launched the book Justice: A Personal Account by one of the most amazing leaders in South Africa; Justice Edwin Cameron, a judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Justice Cameron is one of the few […]

A peek into the Guga S’Thebe Arts and Culture Centre

4 November 2014

Recently, interns from our if i could… internship programme visited two of the most beautiful Townships in Cape Town; Langa and Khayelitsha. Once in Langa, they were welcomed to the Guga S’Thebe Arts and Culture centre; a space for exhibitions, exploration and new start for the youth. “Guga S’thebeKudala Usophulela” […]

CCR Public Dialogues: Homosexuality in Africa

24 October 2014

For more than a decade, Creative Consulting & Development Works has served as an incubator for emerging development practitioners by providing them with interesting and valuable internship placements in research, monitoring and evaluation, communications and project management.  if i could… offers internships that focus on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, […]

GoGlobal Expo: It’s a Wrap!

2 October 2014

  We did it! GoGlobal is a WRAP! We traveled across the world, from Cape Town to Boston, to share our life-changing if i could… internship programme with students and graduates in the USA at the GoGlobal Expo in Boston on Sunday, 28 September. Check us out on the GoGlobal […]

September Edition of HIV this Month

25 September 2014

      Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 9th issue of HIV this month 2014! On 16th September, the 69th UN General Assembly commenced in New York. Among other issues, rising concerns for the outbreak of Ebola in western Africa took center stage. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]

Moving Beyond Community Politics

17 September 2014

First published on Sangonet and featured in the NGOpulse newsletter this week, Creative Consulting & Development Works shares our 10 top tips for overcoming community politics when conducting research. Research fieldwork can be daunting as it is, but when the community is not on your side, it can be near […]

Championing Transitional Justice in Africa

16 September 2014

South Africa has a history of social injustice rooted in its apartheid past. Unlike numerous African countries on the continent, South Africa has become a success story – one that stands as a good example of healing. South Africa has provided positive reference for countries that are experiencing civil war […]

2015: The International Year of Evaluation

16 September 2014

2015 was officially declared as the International Year of Evaluation at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities held in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 September-2 October 2013. The aim of the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear) is to strengthen the demand for and use of evaluation to inform public […]

Book Review: Poor Little Rich Slum

11 September 2014

Poor Little Rich Slum: What We Saw In Dharavi and Why It Matters Two middle-class Indian authors bring readers an adventure to the infamous Dharavi slum (location of the film Slumdog Millionaire) in Mumbai, weaving a tale of residents with determination, resourcefulness and spirit. Moving through the creative and frantic […]