"Desmond's World", a play for young children, is funded by the Bavarian State Parliament and supported by the Hanns Seidel Foundation. It teaches children socio-ethical values such as respect, empathy and justice, based on stories and children's books by the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The weekly performances are free of charge for kindergartens and schools.
That is the title of the new Training Manual developed for School Safety Workshops in South Africa. Violence Prevention for Schools Train the Trainer workshops were just facilitated in the Provinces of the Western Cape and Gauteng.
We were honoured to be part of a collaboration dialogue on Local Government topics with our Civics Academy recently. Non-Government Organisation representatives gathered in Johannesburg this week, co-hosted by the Kagiso Trust and Rivonia Circle.
What role can South Africa's vibrant Civil Society play around the elections next year and beyond? That was the question discussed during a very productive panel discussion just held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg with renowned speakers and a large audience.
A new book analyses how the South African Police managed to break PAGAD, People against Gangsterism and Drugs, a notorious death squad in Cape Town, over 20 years ago. Panelists discussed at the launch event in Pretoria what can be learnt from this historic success for tackling organised crime in South Africa today.