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Tag: democracy

Transforming our Society

21 August 2014

South Africa has now been enjoying the fruits of democracy for 20 years. When advocating for a peaceful transition after the fall of apartheid, Nelson Mandela said “…We as a people chose the path of negotiation, compromise and peaceful settlement. Instead of hatred and revenge we chose reconciliation and nation-building”. […]

Youth Day: How far has South Africa come since 1976?

16 June 2014

Every 16 June, South Africans across the country share in the celebration of Youth Day. This national holiday is for remembrance of the thousands of youths, who on 16 June 1976, risked their lives in protest against the oppression of apartheid and Bantu Education. Unfortunately, what started as a peaceful […]

UPDATE: Equal Education sets the record straight

20 June 2013

On 18 June 2013, the Department of Education (DBE) issued an attack on Equal Education (EE), in the name of Minister Angie Motshekga, which was both racist and dishonest. Equal Education Chairperson, Yoliswa Dwane, responded and asked the Minister to distance herself and retract the statement. Read Equal Education’s press […]

Photos from the Protest against the Secrecy Bill

22 November 2011

Staff members from Creative Consulting & Development Works took part in today’s protest at Parliament, advocating against the passing of the so-called ‘Secrecy Bill.’ Check out some photos from the day’s event:

Book Launch:’When a State Turns Against its Citizens’ reflects back violence in Zimbabwe

8 April 2011

When a State Turns Against its Citizens: Institutionalised Violence and Political Culture, a book by Lloyd Sachikonye, made its appearance on the shelves during a launch at Lobby Books, on Thursday 31 March 2011. Clever Bere, the MC of the event, addressed the audience. He provided an educational background of […]

South Africa Advocates for the People of Libya

25 February 2011

The world cannot ignore the high number of deaths and crisis in Libya as reports come through of more than 2000 people having died in Benghazi alone. The voice of the people of Libya must be heard as the world watches the Gadaffi regime make a last desperate stand to […]

Are Zuma’s supporters turning against him?

3 September 2010

It was not so long ago that ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said he would “Kill for Zuma”, but now it seems that President Jacob Zuma has fallen out of favour with the ANCYL and leaders within his own party. Could we soon see a new candidate stepping up […]

The Right to Strike vs the Right to Education and Health Care

26 August 2010

South Africans are lucky to live in a country that has a Constitution which confers on its citizens many rights and freedoms. However, problems arise when you trample on someone else’s rights in the process of  practising your own. Currently the members of the National Education Health and Allied Workers […]

What will you do on Mandela Day?

16 July 2010

On International Nelson Mandela Day, people all over the world are meant to spend 67 minutes doing something to benefit their community. Creative Consulting & Development Works has some ideas of how you can get involved in your community as well. The man behind this day Anti-apartheid activist and first […]