A Victory for Renewal!

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A Victory for Renewal!

Today is a victory for the African National Congress. It is because of your hard work, dedication and commitment to securing a better future for South Africa that you took the first step to renew and unite the ANC by electing Cyril Ramaphosa as the President. …

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Cyril Ramaphosa – Working Towards An AIDS-free Generation

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Cyril Ramaphosa – Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC)

This year the theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is ‘I have the right to know. Prevention is my responsibility’. As Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), which leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS situation, Cyril Ramaphosa has played a leading role in working to make this theme a lived reality.  …

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We need leaders with the vision to confront patriarchy

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Guest Article on We need leaders with the vision to confront patriarchy by Nomboniso Gasa

  Dressed in a starched, ice-white long gown, punctuated by a green sash around her waist and a head wrap, the woman hesitated to cross the street. Her daughter, in a children’s version of the uniform and neatly braided hair, held her mother’s hand firmly and looked at the driver as if seeking reassurance that …

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Empowerment of women is essential to radical transformation

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Woman empowerment - essential for radical transformation

“Women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development. When women are empowered through education, employment and opportunity, families are better fed, children are better educated and the cycle of poverty is broken.”
- Cyril Ramaphosa The central challenge of our time is economic emancipation of the South African people. As a nation we have largely …

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Women’s Day March, South Africa – 9 August 2017

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9 August 2017, South Africa - Women's Day marches organised by COSATU in both Gauteng and the Western Cape.

“Violence against women and children resembles an epidemic. It has spread through society, sparing no social group or class.”
- Cyril Ramaphosa On 9 August 2017, the day in which South Africa commemorated and celebrated the contribution of women in our society, the country woke up to another set of headlines, with news of another young …

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