Category: Citizenship

Democracy is more than voting. How do citizens around South Africa engage with the political system and what options are there for individuals who want to address our country’s socio-economic issues?

This section explores public participation processes, volunteering opportunities, and petitions and other campaigning opportunities.


Mandela Day 2022 Events in Gauteng

Whether you plan to do your 67 minutes or prefer to make a donation, these Mandela Day 2022 events in Gauteng have got you covered. There are a variety of fun activities and worthy...


10 Mandela Day 2022 Events in Cape Town

Mandela Day is just around the corner, taking place next Monday, 18 July. As our country emerges from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, community service has never been so important. Several organisations are...


Everyday Earth Day Tips

Every year since 1970, people have mobilised to protect the environment under the banner of Earth Day. But taking care of the environment is not something that can be done just once or twice...


Trending: Active Citizenship

Disillusionment, apathy and indifference may be rife but social justice has found a perhaps unlikely ally in digital media that promotes active citizenship.  From global petitions for the protection of a rainforest to hashtags calling...


Mind the Gap: Age and the Voter

“I was a bit…disgruntled when a group of people who perhaps were pensioners, although they seemed to be extremely fit and healthy, pushed directly in front of me because they claimed that they were...