To celebrate Freedom Day, we asked our some of our learners what freedom means to them. Here are their responses… Hout Bay After School Care “You can do anything you want by making your own decisions” – Tinotenda, 14 “The ability to make your own career choices” – Luther,15 “Freedom allows me the chance to be myself” – Esha,15 “I am free to live
The Rolling Stone deemed 2016 a “…a bad year” and 2017 the worst to come. This is a sentiment thats shared by many people on the social media verse (see Elle). This is largely due to the events that occurred around the world, such as changes in global politics, civil wars, large refugee displacements, terrorism attacks and the escalating changes in the natural environment.
A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE… Freedom day celebrates a milestone in South Africa’s history. It came about after political leader Nelson Mandela—together with the people of South Africa, who were fighting for liberation from the chains of the Apartheid era—won the fight against the discriminatory ruling minority and ushered in a new era. The blood, sweat, and tears of those freedom fighters claimed 27