• Nkateko’s Poetry Talents Shine! From the 14th to the 21st of October 2018, Nkateko Masinga performed at Poetry Africa, an annual poetry festival which takes place in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. The festival’s evening programmes took place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre and at the BAT Centre. During the day, there were visitations to various primary and secondary schools, community centres, university campuses (UKZN Howard College ...
  • Rebecca & The Danish work with ‘Save the Children South Africa’ and ‘Eir Soccer’ This year, the Danish Embassy in South Africa was one of the sponsors of the Global Goals Girls Football Tournament. Hosted on the 13 October 2018, our shaper Rebecca worked to organize the event which brought together girls from all over the country and continent to compete in a football tournament. It’s aim was to promote overall gender equality, poverty ...
  • Rebecca works with Global Citizen on Women & Youth Empowerment Our shaper, Rebecca Ramsamy, has been very busy of late! As the political officer of the Danish Embassy, her team recently organized a seminar with Global Citizen on Women and Youth Empowerment at the Danish Ambassador’s Residence. The seminar brought together high-level panelists to engage with the audience, such as: Dr Makaziwe Mandela of the ‘House of Mandela’ Lindiwe Mazibuko (Former Parliamentarian and ...
  • Apolitical Academy selects Rivonia! Rivonia has recently been selected as part of Apolitical Academy’s inaugural Public Service Fellowship in Southern Africa. The process included 300 applications from around the region, an assessment day of the final 50 and a final selection of 25 Fellows for the 2018/2019 programme. “Our programmes focus on personal leadership and public purpose, ethics and ...
  • Midnight Musings in the Middle East: Why We Should Embrace Travel Sethu Tshabalala recently visited Dubai for business. She shares some of her insights below –  “It’s 1 A.M. and I am walking the champagne-lit streets of the Dubai International Financial Centre. There is a bustling kind of quiet. People are still walking here and there. A waiter’s shift has just ended at a restaurant. Friends are ...
  • Gauteng Shapers hit up Tshwanefontein! On the 26th of August 2018, the Tshwane Hub hosted the first inter-hub social of the year. We invited both the Soweto and Johannesburg Hubs to an afternoon out at Tshwanefontein – a cross cultural fusion of music, fashion and art that takes place on the last Sunday of every month at the African Beer ...
  • Our own Rivonia Pillay honoured in #InspiringFiftySA A Dutch-born non-profit organisation, Inspiring Fifty showcases inspiring South African female role models in the STEM industry. We are very proud to announce that this year, our own curator, Rivonia Pillay has been recognised on the list! Onwards and Upwards from here Riv #cocreatesa    
  • Tshwane Hub meets WEF Founder with a message for President Ramaphosa Professor Klaus Schwab recently visited South Africa to establish a partnership between the World Economic Forum business leaders and South Africa, in an attempt to help President Cyril Ramaphosa to raise $100 billion in investment to grow the economy. Professor Schwab said that he was filling a promise made to former President Nelson Mandela in ...
  • Tshwane Hub goes to Shape Africa 2018! Shape Africa 2018 was held in Johannesburg from May 10-12 2018, featuring some of the continent’s top keynote speakers from various companies, institutions and governments.  The conference report can be found here: http://shapeafrica2018.globalshapers.joburg/conference-report/ Some of the hub’s shapers went along, dressed in their finest threads! It was a fantastic event enjoyed by all and congrats must go ...
  • Onida goes to the Thabo Mbeki Book Launch – Youth Day 2018 June 16, Youth Day, commemorates the 1976 uprising and deaths of a multitude of Soweto school learners. This year I had the honour of attending the highly anticipated joint book launch and birthday celebration of former president, Mr. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki, hosted by the Thabo Mbeki Foundation. The event boasted a dynamic audience from high school ...