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By martinfdolny, Nov 4 2017 09:16AM

Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom in Cape Town South Africa


Now in its 20th year AfricaCom is the largest African Telecoms, Media and Technology Conference.

Mr. Dolny will be part of the Visions for Africa – Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment stream specifically addressing “The Smart City Initiative”.


One of the primary drivers for Joe Slovo Foundation is using Smart City Innitiatives to invest and mobilize to end violence against women.


If you would like to meet or contact Mr Dolny and find out more about how the Joe Slovo Foundation is using Smart City Technology not only as an engine for economic development, and social empowerment but also for improving Participatory Democracy, and protecting Human Rights especially to invest and mobilize to end violence against women especially if you are keen to support this inntiative then please contact Martin at;

martin.dolny@joeslovofoundation.org or phone UK +44 (0)779.500.6203 or call / whatspp +27 (0)79.697.1976



By martinfdolny, Sep 12 2017 03:03PM


The Joe Slovo Foundation in conjunction with GlobalGiving launched a World-Wide Crowdfunding Campaign to raise money yesterday to roll out a Rape Rescue Alarm Service country-wide - the free service is part of its 'STOP RAPE NOW in SOUTH AFRICA initiative.

The Foundation was selected by GlobalGiving to be part of its Accelerator Program that will last for two weeks during which time GlobalGiving give bonuses and match funds raised.

According to the United Nations a girl or woman is raped in South Africa every 26 seconds - equal to 3312 females every 24 hours -and the focus of the campaign is on preventing another 3312 girls from being raped tomorrow.


A copy of the firs-phase campaign email cna be veiwed at

http://bit.ly/2wY4MFX


To monitor progress on the campaign visit

www.globalgiving.org/projects/protect-3312-girls-from-rape/