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#Education2017 – Where to now?

by Samantha Varney

Many of South Africa’s youth stand before an uncertain future. A journey filled with difficulty and strife. Punctuated by indifference from an education system that is largely failing them.As universities officially begin in 2017, unsure of where the #FeesMustFall movement will go, countl...

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Goodbye 2016 – WOZA 2017!

by Samantha Varney

Another year has come and gone and 2016 proved to be a challenging but deeply fulfilling year for Dlala Nje. For the first full year we enacted our Champions Program. Creating opportunities - Picture: Jono Wood Where Dlala kids were encouraged to get involved in activities in our commun...

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Mandela Day 2016

by Samantha Varney

Another Mandela Day has come and gone with great fanfare and joy as South Africa remembers our first democratically elected president. Dlala Nje joined forces with Hot Dogs for the Homeless South Africa to host the biggest Mandela Day event in our history. Cleaning up our community - Picture...

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A Youth Day Tribute to the South African Constitution

by Samantha Varney

In the true spirit of 1976, the Dlala Nje kids this week performed a tribute to human rights and our treasured constitution.Dlala Nje partnered with the clerks of the Constitutional Court to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the June 16, 1976 uprisings with a dance and theatre production.Breaking it...

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SA (Maths+Science) = A doomed equation

by Samantha Varney

There are only two countries in the world that South Africa beats when it comes to the mathematics and physical science education we dish out to our nation's children. South Africa is ranked 138 out of 140 countries, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness report for 2015/16....

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