Uniting Against Afrophobia Panel

mILLENNIALS IN

THE WORKPLACE Discussion

may 2019

APRIL 2019

On the 25th of April Africa Matters hosted a free event in Parktown, Johannesburg. We invited 4 young womxn professionals to lead a discussion on the challenges faced by young womxn in the workplace and their experiences as managers.

Africa Matters hosted a free Millennials in the Workplace discussion led by Millennial African womxn who are either employees or managers in their respective working environments

aURUM uNLOCKd INITIATIVE sessions

January 2019

January 2019

In January Africa Matters assisted The Aurum Institute and UnlockD facilitate a 1-year learnership programme that aims to leverage youth unemployment in efforts to decrease the spread of HIV and TB in South Africa.

jOHANNESBURG

AFROPUNK Festival

December 2018

From our stand on Activism Row - an interactive installation featuring grassroot and non-profit organizations - we engaged AFROPUNK festival goers on their knowledge and perception of the continent.

December 2018

jOHANNESBURG 

 networking eveniNG

August 2018

aFRICAN yOUTH NETWORKS SUMMIT

july 2018

In July 2018 Farai represented the Africa Matters Initiative at the

inaugural African Youth Networks Summit.

The summit was held at Freedom Park in Pretoria, South Africa. Farai spoke on a panel

on the theme, ‘Creating African Narratives using Traditional and Digital Media.’

jOHANNESBURG 

networking eveniNG

August 2018

In August 2018 We were joined by 90 of Johannesburg's young professionals for an evening dedicated to exploring partnerships for impact.

Guest-speakers included award-winning journalist  Ancillar Mangena and start-up entrepreneurs Karidas Tshintsholo and Matthew Piper.

cAPE tOWN 

nETWORKING EVENING

April 2018

In May 2018 Africa Matters celebrated  Africa Day by hosting the Africa Day Networking Evening in partnership with 22seven: Online Money Manager and Africa Matters partner.

Aphiwe Dlamini, Chairperson of the Inaugural Deloitte Millennial Advisory Board and a business adviser at Deloitte Consulting, was guest speaker. 

april 2018

Afrika Matters Initiative NPC 2018/033657/08