Fort Hare Autumn School Leadership Programme (FHAS)

Meet the 2021 Fort Hare Autumn School Advocacy Fellows

The Fort Hare Autumn School Leadership Programme (FHAS) is a political and civic education programme. Founded in 2011 the programme seeks sow some seeds of free and critical thinking and an understanding of Social Democracy in promising young students. The programme includes students from different institutions based in the Eastern Cape (Rhodes University, Nelson Mandela university, Walter Sisulu University and University of Fort Hare). The programme comprises of three modules, the first module for 2021 was held on 22-23 July 2021.

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is delighted to announce the Fort Hare Autumn School class of 2021 — the 9th class!

Please join us in congratulating these 25 talented youth leaders


Nelson Mandela University

Anele Mngadi, Nelson Mandela University

Mzuvukile Singata, Nelson Mandela University

Kwezilomso Godana, Nelson Mandela University

Karen Nothando Ndlovu, Nelson Mandela University

Mpho Tiny Lebelo, Nelson Mandela University


Rhodes University

Lilly Quin, Rhodes University

Vuyani Andile Ndzishe, Rhodes University

Anita Dwyaba, Rhodes University

Lian May, Rhodes University

Sinalo Thuku, Rhodes University


University of Fort Hare, East London Office

Mondekazi Ntshele, University of Fort Hare, East London Office

Sibulele Ngozi, University of Fort Hare, East London Office

Banele Melaphi, University of Fort Hare, East London Office

Andamaswazi Songelwa, University of Fort Hare, East London Office

Onelisa Sisipho Mgoqi, University of Fort Hare, East London Office


Fort Hare University, Alice Campus

Itumeleng Mothlabane, University of Fort Hare, Alice Campus

Nonceba Tenza, University of Fort Hare, Alice Campus

Mqokweni Azame, University of Fort Hare, Alice Campus

Somila Radoni, University of Fort Hare, Alice Campus

Fezile Mtyide, University of Fort Hare, Alice Campus


Walter Sisulu University

Luyanda Mazwi, Walter Sisulu University

Athenkosi Fani, Walter Sisulu University

Thandaza Piliso, Walter Sisulu University

Aluncedo Zikhali, Walter Sisulu University

Pamela Blaai, Walter Sisulu University


News & Activities

01.08.2022 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Voices, News

South Africa women still bear the brunt of relegation to the periphery of society in 2022.


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

What do the lives of young people tell us about the varied experiences of being young in South Africa today – 28 years into democracy?


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09.06.2022 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | News

Financial Inclusion is a Key Enabler to Reducing Unemployment, Poverty and Enhancing Prosperity


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21.04.2022 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme | News

South Africa needs progressive leaders. Will you be one of them?


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06.11.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Highlights, Event

This is not another GBV talk. We have been here before, and the results have been the same. This time we take a different turn.


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05.10.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

A responsive and engaged network of scholars committed to furthering the objectives and interests of the FHAS Alumni Network and those of FES.


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Saturday, 02.10.2021 - Wednesday, 06.10.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event

What does Social Democracy have to offer today?


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is delighted to announce the Fort Hare Autumn School class of 2021 — the 9th class! Please join us in congratulating…


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network for their second youth month dialogue on 30 June 2021 for a dialogue on ‘Youth Participation in…


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network on 23 June 2021 for a dialogue on ’Access to Quality Education’.


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28.05.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme | Event

"to be a responsive and engaged network of scholars committed to furthering the objectives and interests of the FHAS Alumni Network and interests of…


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07.04.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa believes in the power of young people. It invites 25 aspiring and talented students from Eastern Cape…


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05.11.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event, News

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network on 16 November 2020 as Sethu Nguna (FHAS 2012 Cohort) presents her policy brief titled ‘Bridging…


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28.09.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Socio Economic | Event

The seminar will unpack the key drivers of local conict in mineral-rich communal areas in South Africa.


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11.08.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | News

According to TransUnion’s research, almost eight in ten South Africans say their household income has been cut by the Covid-19 pandemic, while one in…


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03.08.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The outbreak of COVID-19 halted daily economic activity in a way not seen before. As things stand, many companies are struggling to survive and this…


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27.07.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme | News

Free trade in Africa was expected to boost intra-African trade from 18% to about 50% between now and the year 2030. The ACFTA is an obvious direct…


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23.07.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | News

In effect, waste pickers subsidize South Africa’s entire recycling industry. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research reports that they…


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20.07.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | News

While the impact of COVID-19 on Africa is still manifesting, the consensus is that this disease will be most consequential in this continent than in…


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16.07.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The Covid-19 crisis might be hindering structural transformation, but it would be an illusion to assume that it sweeps away the serious problems that…


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event, News

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network for an online seminar on The constitution and the virus: The role of young people during COVID-19,…


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06.03.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme | News

As a global citizen, having seen the need for financial literacy, he started the financial market education initiative to teach kids between the ages…


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29.01.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa invites 20 aspiring students from Eastern Cape Universities (Fort Hare, Rhodes, NMU & WSU) to apply for the…


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02.09.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event, News

This year the Summer School aimed to support the resistance of the people from the threatened village of Pödelwitz, as well as the resistance of…


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05.08.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event, News

On Saturday, August 3, 2019 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Germany’s former Federal Minister of Justice Prof. Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin hosted a…


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21.05.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) South Africa hosted the Fort Hare Autumn school module one on Social Democracy and Political Economy in the Eastern…


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18.04.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

Student protests are marked by threats, damage to property and mind-boggling violence between law enforcement agencies, private security and students.


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14.03.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School | News

They claim, firstly, that the NSFAS model will decrease inequality from the current gini coefficient of 0.66 to 0.59 in 2030.


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23.02.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School | News

The state of internships in the government sector is inexcusable.


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22.02.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School

Around 100 alumni and staff attended the second annual Fort Hare Autumn School (FHAS) alumni networking event hosted by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung…


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22.02.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School

Address by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, the Hon JH Jeffery, MP at the Fort Hare Autumn School Annual Event, held at…


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