• SHAPE Africa 2019 By Sethu Tshabalala Just over two months ago, some members of the Tshwane Hub (Rivonia Pillay, Shamiso Kumbirai, Niel Wyma, Kathleen Godfrey) and I were in Nairobi, Kenya with the Global Shaper Community at the annual #SHAPEAfrica2019 conference where African hubs from over 150 countries gathered to discuss the future of youth in Africa. The conference ...
  • Nontuthuzelo & the Soshanguve North Youth Empowerment Programme The Soshanguve North Connect project is based in Soshanguve, a township in the north of Tshwane; it is a programme that works with young people in the local high schools and focuses on empowerment, mentorship, life and leadership skills. Various tools are employed to engage the learners mainly from Amogelang Secondary School as well as Thakgalang Secondary School. The relationship with the ...
  • Zama Joins Ministerial Task Team on 4IR Zamantungwa Khumalo was recently appointed by Dr Nalendi Pandor to the Ministerial task team on the 4th Industrial Revolution. The task team has been established to advise the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology on how to manage the threats and opportunities posed by the fourth industrial revolution.
  • Arnold Helps Revive Sports in Mamelodi Schools During the period of 10 April -29 May, Arnold gathered a team of 8 volunteer teachers from the 20 secondary schools  in the  Mamelodi region to address the absence of soccer and netball at their high schools. Through the support of the Department of Education and high school principals, Arnold lead the team  in successfully organizing ...
  • Rego & the Switch Social Entrepreneurs Programme By Regomoditswe Teke Activate Change Drivers! is a youth leadership programme/ a network of young leaders equipped to drive change for the public good across South Africa. Its main objective is to equip South Africa youth with necessary skills and resources to be innovative active citizens, influencing and provoking positive change for the global good. ...
  • Working Towards a Just City – a dialogue to unpack the vision for inclusive housing in Johannesburg By Nahungu Lionjanga On November 8, 2018, I attended a dialogue hosted by The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Hanns Seidel Foundation to unpack and broaden discussions around the policies and concept of inclusive housing. In addition to this, the Mandela Initiative (MI) report was launched, which was the outcome of a six year ...
  • KHULISA IBIZNIS FUNDING ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME FOR TOWNSHIP ENTREPRENEURS Khulisa iBiznis with SAICA Enterprise Development and The Hope Factory invite township entrepreneurs to apply for the KHULISA IBIZNIS FUNDING ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME! Statistics reveal that five out of seven of South Africa’s new small businesses fail within the first year. Among the reasons for this high failure rate is that many individuals have limited education ...
  • Tshwane Hub Global Shaper is Awarded Best Young Achiever’s Award Zamantungwa Khumalo was awarded the Best Young Achiever’s Award in the Premier’s Special Award Category by the Premier of Gauteng David Makhura, during this year’s Gauteng Premier’s Service Excellence Awards.  The Premier’s Special Award Category is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated acts of selflessness to uphold transformation, development and growth. Recipecients in this category ...