‘Telling Our Stories, Building Our Legacies’ | Cape Town

Al Sharq Youth organized its 3rd Regional Event this year ‘Telling Our Stories, Building Our Legacies’ in Cape Town, South Africa. The unique event was conducted in three main sessions that focused on youth participation in democratic processes, media as an empowering tool and the ways in which innovative youth can contribute to the economic growth and the uplifting of the South African society. Many distinguished speakers including Fazela Mahomed, Former Head of F&A in the Constitutional Assembly; Yusuf Omar, Founder of Hashtag Our Stories, Sihle Tshabalala, CEO of Quirky 30 NPC and Quirky Innovations and Thembisa Fakude, Senior Researcher at Al Jazeera Research Center shared their valuable insights with the youth present. The event also witnessed the official launch of Al Sharq Youth South Africa Hub.