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ACDP wants to limit your right to an abortion

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 7 August 2017

ACDP wants to limit your right to an abortion

Women’s month started just a few days ago, and in addition to the usual praise of women’s strength, grace and beauty, something strange has been happening in Parliament. A Private Member’s Bill was recently proposed by Cheryllyn Dudley, a Member of Parliament representing the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), a political party that describes itself...

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Meet Nonceba Mhlauli, the youngest ANC spokesperson in parliament

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 31 March 2017

Meet Nonceba Mhlauli, the youngest ANC spokesperson in parliament

“It’s very important that young, black females start taking more active, more powerful roles in the ANC,” says Nonceba Mhlauli (26), acting spokesperson for the ANC in parliament. She tells us about her background, how her grandmother introduced her to politics, her time at Rhodes University, and why patriarchy must fall. “Patriarchy has become so...

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Cape Town activist on how young people can hold the government accountable on the issue of sanitation

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 9 March 2017

Cape Town activist on how young people can hold the government accountable on the issue of sanitation

Wiseman Mpepo is a young activist from Monwabisi Park in Khayelitsha. He works with the Social Justice Coalition to keep the City of Cape Town accountable. In this video, he explains to us why the issue of access to proper sanitation is so important to him and his community. RELATED: Young photographer’s hard-hitting exposé on Cape...

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5 things to expect from #Budget2017

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 20 February 2017

5 things to expect from #Budget2017

It’s almost annual Budget Speech time, meaning that numbers, indexes and percentage points are going to fly all over our TV screens, newspapers and social media feeds for the next few days. To help you brace yourself for how this year’s budget is going to affect you as a young person, we’ve put together this...

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8 programmes to consider if you want to study further but can’t afford university

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 27 January 2017

8 programmes to consider if you want to study further but can’t afford university

Not everyone who has finished matric can afford to study further. But we’ve got you covered. Below are seven programmes that will help you jumpstart your career. 1. ABSA’s Ready to Work programme This programme’s main aim is to help young people, between 18 and 24, be more employable or start their own businesses. The...

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