Zondo, Suleiman Malango, Madiba Building

Zondo, Suleiman Malango, Madiba Building

on Monday, July 10thAnd Constitution Hill It commemorates Suleiman Mahlangu, “the freedom fighter, militant activist and worker of the ANC’s military wing, Umkhonto-Wizwe”.

Born July 10, 1956 in Mamelodi, eastern Pretoria, Malango left the country in 1976 to train as an MK cadre and was part of the June 16 detachment made up mainly of students who took part in the 1976 student uprisings, the organization said. Social media.

“to celebrate Suleiman Mahlangu It is about remembering the great sacrifice he made to contribute to the liberation of black people in South Africa. We thank you for your sacrifice, love and work – salute! “

on Tuesday 11 JulyAnd My voice matters It will facilitate the gathering of social movements, trade unions and NGOs to discuss voting strategies for the 2024 general election. Organizations include Abahlali BaseMjondolo, Rivonia Circle and the Confederation of South African Trade Unions. Please scan the code in the image to stream. Two sessions will be broadcast. To access it, scan the icons on the images above.

on Tuesday 11 July in 3.30pmYou, Defend Our Democracy, will host a webinar on the recommendations made by the Zondo State Takeover Committee, asking: In a year, will the recommendations be implemented? Among the speakers is an author Zondo at your fingertipsPaul Holden, and whistleblower Cynthia Stempel and Firoz Kachalia, who chairs the National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council.

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on Wednesday 12th July in 6 pmAnd Daily Maverick Will host a webinar on Watchman and Open Secrets’ new investigative report, Fronts, Fakes, & Facades, the fascinating story of Zimbabwe’s country takeover. It will be hosted by Daily Maverick Journalist Pauli van Wyk and panellists will include Open Secrets Chief Investigator Michael Marchant and Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development Janet Zhou.

They will look at “how a politically connected Zimbabwean oil tycoon moved millions in sham transactions from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to the City of London, using a global network of enablers — corporate directors and lawyers in South Africa, an agent for a Mauritian management company, and an investment fund in the Cayman Islands.” , banks in several jurisdictions, and company officials in the United Kingdom.

Fronts, fakes and facades It is the result of a collaborative investigation by The Sentry and Open Secrets.

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on Thursday 13th Julyfrom 5.30pm to 7.30pm, The Helen Suzman Foundation will host a roundtable discussion on Ukraine and the constitutionally informed foreign policy of South Africa. It will be held at Weber House, 50 Ennis Road, Parkview. Speakers include former Deputy Finance Minister Magypsy Jonas and Foundation founder Nicole Fritz.

RSVP to [email protected]

Heala advocates labeling on the front of the package

heyIt is a coalition of civil society organizations advocating for equitable access to affordable, nutritious food for all in South Africa, and is running a campaign to demand warning labels on all unhealthy foods. Read more here.


Habitat for Humanity South Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe and affordable housing, has announced its #BuildForMadiba 2023 initiative and is calling on volunteers and donors to come together in celebrating Mandela Day. It has identified Thapancho, Khayelitsha and Orange Farm as key focus areas, aiming to build 10, three and five new homes respectively between 17 and 23 July 2023.

Read more here.

The Institute for Economic Justice provided preliminary comments on the draft presidential anti-poverty strategy. The report welcomes its ambitious goals, such as ending poverty by 2030 and rapidly eliminating hunger, particularly child hunger. However, he argues that some goals could be more ambitious, and questions the appropriateness and clarity of proposed modalities for achieving these goals. Read the submission here. DM


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