Thursday, 19. October 2017 in
Cape Town

Anniversary Celebration

20 Years of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Southern Africa

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Date, Time
Thursday, 19. October 2017, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Save in my calendar
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Büro Südafrika

Date: 19 October 2017

Time: 15:00 til late

Venue: 6 Spin Street, Cape Town

Civil society and critical media in South Africa face increasing pressures that threaten to curtail their ability to operate and affect positive change in their communities, and society in general.

Please join us for a stimulating conversation on civic engagement moderated by Ranjeni Munusamy, cutting-edge political satire by Zimbabwe’s Zambezi News and uplifting music by Future Nostalgia to celebrate 20 years of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Southern Africa.

Please RSVP here by 12 October 2017.


15:00 Registration (Refreshments will be served)

15:30 Welcome and Opening

Layla Al-Zubaidi, Regional Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Cape Town

Barbara Unmüßig, Co-President, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin

16:00 Public Dialogue

Ranjeni Munusamy (Associate Editor, Times Media) will moderate a dialogue on 'Keep the Space Open: Threats to Civic Engagement and the Media'.


Barbara Unmüßig, Co-President, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin

Koketso Moeti, Executive Director, Amandla.Mobi, Johannesburg

Mazibuko Jara, Executive Director, Ntinga Ntaba kaNdoda, Eastern Cape

Makhosi Khoza, Former Member of Parliament, Cape Town

18:00 Political Satire by Zambezi News

A production of Magamba TV and proudly sponsored by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Zambezi News is Zimbabwe's leading political satire and comedy show.

19:00 Reception

Food and drinks will be served to the music of Future Nostalgia.