Ndifuna Ukwazi is an activist organisation and law centre that promotes the realisation of constitutional rights and social justice through providing organising, research and legal support and representation to poor and working-class people, communities and social movements. We work to advance urban land justice in Cape Town through the protection and expansion of access to affordable housing; supporting tenants’ rights and security of tenure in both private and public housing; towards building a more just and equal city.
We’re looking for a Communications Manager to develop communication strategies for the delivery of key reports and products. The Communications Manager will act as a strategic partner with research colleagues, helping them position research to maximise impact. You’ll work with designers and creatives to ensure finished products are designed with a consistent and compelling brand identity. You’ll be a creative, vivid writer with strong project management skills and impressive attention to detail.
As a coalition of civil society organisations formed to lobby and advocate for the interest of the NGO sector throughout South Africa, we have been receiving and observing responses to the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa towards the economic relief for businesses and support for affected individuals in the country. However, some individuals and organizations have raised concerns that the presentation was silent on the plight of NGOs/NPOs in South Africa.
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is making headway towards realising its vision to provide each school principal with a smartphone to close the communicationsgap at its schools. This is how MEC of education and youth development Panyaza Lesufi described the department’s latest efforts to promote digitalisation of learning in Gauteng.
Yesterday, the GDE, in partnership with Vodacom, handed over 2 200 of the latest Samsung Galaxy A30 smartphones to principals across the province as part of this process.
Defaulting municipalities that owe Eskom billions, coupled with poor electricity distribution infrastructure, are beginning to affect mobile network operations across the country, a senior Vodacom executive says.
Eskom is owed more than R20 billion by defaulting municipalities. The problem has now reached dangerous proportions and is affecting mobile network communications in some areas.
Google’s culture is marred with scandals as report after report reveal sexual misconduct by senior executives in the company. One of these executives was former Android head Andy Rubin, who left Google in 2014 after being accused of coercing a co-worker to perform oral sex.
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IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organisation exists to reduce inequality in South Africa, and it has a track record of matric results, access to post-school opportunities, and alumni success is proof that positive change is possible.
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According to the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI), residents of informal settlements are more vulnerable to infectious diseases. Latent Tuberculosis, or TB, affects 88% of 30 to 39-year-old individuals living in these areas. Quality and efficient healthcare is a luxury that most South Africans living in townships cannot afford. Non-profit organisation Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, situated in Fourways, Johannesburg, aims to do their part to change this.
Today, civil society organisations officially launched a new joint advocacy campaign in Cape Town known as Asina Loyiko: United Against Corporate Bullying.
The campaign comes in response to the growing number of corporations, both in South Africa and globally, who use a tactic termed “SLAPP suits” – Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation - to silence criticism and suppress public activism. These SLAPPs undermine Constitutional rights of freedom of speech, freedom of the media, and academic freedom.
'Young Leaders for Children' Conference - A conference for emerging young leaders to drive sustainable change in the children’s sector!