This is the topic of a new research report launched at a roundtable discussion we hosted together with the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa and the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office.
Our partners at Streetlaw South Africa held a three-day "Democracy for All" train-the-trainers workshop with a diverse group of community volunteers and ward councillors in Port Elizabeth recently.
At a recent conference of Business Unity South Africa, president Cyril Ramaphosa explicitly praised the Public Private Growth Initiative facilitated by the In Transformation Initiative, a partner of the Hanns Seidel Foundation, as "an incredibly wonderful initiative".
The Hanns Seidel Foundation’s Civic Academy together with Activate! Change Drivers recently trained 32 young community champions on how to run peer to peer, civic and voter education programmes and to work on Community Manifestos in their communities.
Oprah Winfrey was the keynote speaker at this much anticipated event in the huge hall at the Soweto Campus of the University of Johannesburg which was co-hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Graça Machel Trust and the Kuhluka Movement.