As leaders in civil society, politics and business, we today outline the path towards reforming our electoral system to ensure that voters can directly elect individuals who are accountable to the people, free from the constraints of the political party establishment.
South Africans are frustrated, despondent and desperate. Our democracy is in a dire state, fast heading in the wrong direction. The truth is no single political party is able to drastically change the fortunes of South Africa and its people. With almost 50 political parties on the ballot paper, adding another one changes nothing. In the last years’ National and Provincial Elections, more eligible voters in South Africa chose not to vote, than those who chose to vote. The result is that we are effectively ruled by a minority government.
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Calling all CREATIVES to join with One South Africa Movement in the CREATIVE COMPETITION in which you envision ONE South Africa by creating a print, design or style that all South Africans can be proud of. From a pencil and paper sketch to a digital design or style, let your creation be the best form of activism this century.
Petitioning Minister of Basic Education, President of South Africa.
Let’s not gamble with our children’s lives.
In light of the increasing rise in cases of COVID-19 infections, the decision by Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, to reopen all schools on 1st June 2020 is a risky and dangerous gamble with the lives of…
Note to Editors: the following statement was delivered today by OSA Chief Activist, Mmusi Maimane, at a press briefing in Johannesburg. The full SA Recovery Plan can be accessed here. Today I am proud
The One South Africa Movement and newly-formed United Independent Movement join together to bring about #DirectElections in South Africa Today, Chief Activist of the One South Africa Movement (OSA), M
One SA Movement leader Mmusi Maimane has indicated that his movement’s participation in the elections will be in the form of supporting independent candidates and not direct contestation. Maimane on T