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Let’s strengthen the spirit of active citizenship in 2017

Reflections of the year to which we have just bid farewell, will generate a range of emotions and memories. We may not agree...

Brand South Africa hosts community dialogue as part of human rights month

Brand South Africa and Operation Hydrate will host a dialogue on how all citizens can play their part to promote a culture of active citizenship and respect for human rights, with the communities of the Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality in Swartruggens, North West.

Active citizenship and changing the South African brand reality

While we need to hold public representatives to account, we also need to take active control of building a South Africa that can nurture the needs, dreams and aspirations of each citizen, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

Active citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality

While we need to hold public representatives to account, we also need to take active control of building a South Africa that can nurture the needs, dreams and aspirations of each citizen, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

I Belong takes on the evil of statelessness

Four prominent South Africans have lent their support to the UNHCR's I Belong Campaign to end statelessness within a decade. Without a state, a person has no identity, and is denied access to basic human rights – even a death certificate – and is more vulnerable to human trafficking and persecution.

The President’s Award for active citizenship

Goitse Konopi, assistant researcher at the National Planning CommissionThe President's Award for Youth Empowerment and Brand South Africa's "20th year of democracy" workshop encourages young people to learn more about South Africa's National Development Plan, and be active and involved citizens.

Play Your Part and register to vote!

In 2014 South Africa will not only celebrate 20 years of freedom from apartheid, it will also hold the country's fifth national democratic elections. Play Your Part by registering to vote in the upcoming elections - our democracy was hard-earned through decades of activism and sacrifice, and should not be allowed to go to waste.

First active citizenship scholarship

A great education is more than just academic excellence. Recognising this, Sacred Heart College in Joburg has launched the first South African Active Citizenship Scholarship Fund for pupils actively involved in their communities and social justice causes.

South African Competitiveness Forum

Brand South Africa will host its second South African Competitiveness Forum in Johannesburg in early 2015 under the theme "Active Citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality".

Stateless Zim residents gain citizenship

In downtown Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, Judith Kapito, 38, waits to receive a new identity document, one that will offer her rights and opportunities she has long been deprived of.
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