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Video: Young Women in Digital Democracy workshop

by: admin - 8 August 2017

Video:  Young Women in Digital Democracy workshop

Livity Africa and Project Demo brought together 16 young women from all over Johannesburg recently to hold a workshop on social, political and feminist activism. The aim of the workshop was to connect the young women for future partnerships and collaborations. The workshop sessions included a broad range of topics including, “Mapping our understanding of...

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5 female MPs on their passion for politics

by: Sheilan Clarke - 7 August 2015

5 female MPs on their passion for politics

Statistics show that 35.2% of South African cabinet ministers are women while 41.5% are parliamentarians. This means that of the 54 cabinet ministers, only 19 of them are women and out of a total of 400 parliamentarians, 166 are women. This is according to a United Nations report. But what is it really like to...

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So you want to be… a politician?

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 14 November 2014

So you want to be… a politician?

Live SA’s “So you want to be…” is a weekly series that aims to help you in the process of choosing a career. We speak to practicing professionals about the difficulties, benefits and intricacies of being in their field of work. This week the focus is on POLITICS, we speak to three young politicians, namely Mbali Ntuli,...

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On the future of SA youth politics with Mbali Ntuli

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 3 October 2014

On the future of SA youth politics with Mbali Ntuli

In August, the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Mbali Ntuli stepped down as the party’s youth leader. Despite her resignation – which was accompanied by rumours that she resigned because of her strained relationship with party leader Helen Zille – she remains an influential leader of the DA’s “black caucus” – what the media refers to as...

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