Tag Archives: rights

Some people live in constant fear of being fired. Who is going to pay for the bond, the car, the children’s school fees, etc.? What if my boss has a bad day and decides to fire me at the drop of a hat? If it can happen in The Devil Wears Prada, it can probably […]

Happy Youth Day, South Africa! Why not take our Youth Day Quiz?   1. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Youth Uprising on 16 June 1976. On this day hundreds of people were killed when schoolchildren protested against the Bantu Education Act, poor facilities, overcrowded classrooms, etc. This iconic photo captured by Sam Nzima during the Soweto […]

Happy Freedom Day! It is impossible to reflect back on 27 April 1994 without reminiscing about the legend that is former President Nelson Mandela. Read Mandela`s statement after voting in South Africa`s First Democratic Election here: http://www.anc.org.za/show.php?id=3657 Two of our all-time favourite quotes: “Many people have been sceptical of our capacity to realise the ideal of […]