Active Citizenship

Individual contributions to social change in Mzansi.

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The Nagging Questions that Undermine Freedom Day

Every year Freedom Day approaches with the same whirlwind of emotions. My immediate association will probably always be happy faces, the rainbow of our flag and pride at belonging to this country. But this sensation is fleeting; soon to be replaced with bitterness, confusion and scepticism. Because, you see, despite spending most of my Born …

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How to Donate to the Solidarity Fund Without Breaking the Bank

This time in global history is so difficult and such a uniquely unifying moment that the urge to donate is only natural. My email inbox and social media have been flooded with donation requests. This overwhelming need led to a conflict between my desire to help and my own limited resources, a conflict that almost …

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Ramaphoria Greets Good Green Deeds Campaign

President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Good Green Deeds campaign on Friday, 8 March in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, to much acclaim on social media. Ramaphosa called on South Africans to take responsibility for creating a clean environment, “You must be the agent of change we want and need.” Twitter users were keen to heed the president’s call. …

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