#Cape Town

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Zandisile Fila from Cape Town

    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Zandisile Fila from Cape Town

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 14, 2020

    Every single person has the power to make a difference, no matter how small, in someone else's life. Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 10, 2020

    There's a new viral challenge sweeping the nation — and it's great news for the environment. Read more

  • Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 16, 2019

    “I’m marching, singing, and shouting for my right to a liveable future.” Read more

  • Article: In Her Own Words: Confronting Anti-blackness in South Africa

    In Her Own Words: Confronting Anti-blackness in South Africa

    Sept. 24, 2019

    Carissa Cupido is from Cape Town's Cape Flats. Now, she's seeking answers about her heritage. Read more

  • Article: The Inspiring Reason These 20 Friends Ran the Cape Town Marathon With Trees on Their Back

    The Inspiring Reason These 20 Friends Ran the Cape Town Marathon With Trees on Their Back

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    The environmental activists are raising awareness how trees can help South Africa survive drought. Read more

  • Article: #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 13, 2019

    Global Citizen joined the march, which shut down Johannesburg's Stock Exchange. Read more