Op-Ed: The role of youth in South African leadership

Op-Ed: The role of youth in South African leadership

The following is an opinion piece by MVC intern Sonke Mzana. Views expressed may not necessarily reflect that of MVC. It is no secret that we live on a continent with leaders who are power-hungry. Presidents serving for 30 or 40 years and well past an age where they...
Young people can be leaders too

Young people can be leaders too

Did you know that people aged between 20 and 44 make up 57% of the world’s population but only 26% of the world’s MPs? Why are there so few people in this age bracket in positions of power? Is it the lack of civic education? Age bias? Or is it simply that young people...
ARE YOU OUR NEXT DIRECTOR?

ARE YOU OUR NEXT DIRECTOR?

Position: Director at MY VOTE COUNTS An opportunity to join an exciting and innovative social justice organisation. About My Vote Counts My Vote Counts is a non-profit organisation that works towards improving transparency, accountability and inclusiveness in South...
WE’RE LOOKING FOR A COMMUNICATIONS INTERN!

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A COMMUNICATIONS INTERN!

My Vote Counts is in search of a vibrant Communications intern to start on 1 September 2018 for a period of 6 months in our Cape Town office. This is a part-time position with a basic salary. Responsibilities Develop content plan with Communications Officer Write...