The SASDB and DKMS Africa are partnering for awareness! In teams of 3 to 5, get ready for an engaging one-day World Schools Style debating tournament with incredible prizes to be won!

Registration for the one-day tournament is open for teams and judges! ?? We even have a cool payment system for you!

A few things to note:

1. Amazing prizes are up for grabs!

2. The tournament is World Schools Style, and teams must be composed of 3 to 5 high school learners either in grade 8 to 9, or grade 10 to 12.

3. You can pay your team registration fee online .

4. Judges have no registration fee! Judges will be paid for judging.

5. The schedule will be sent via email to those who register.

REGISTER EARLY ‼️ There are a limited number of team slots available ‼️

If you’re looking for a sign, this is it! Submit your entry for the 2022 edition of Social Justice Stories!

There are officially less than ten days left to submit an entry for the SASDB and CSA&G Writing Competition.

We invite all grade 8-12 learners to submit a written entry of any format (essay, poem, short story), in any of the 11 official languages of South Africa, on the theme ‘The Covid-19 Pandemic: Viruses, Villains, Victims and Victors’

The final day to submit an entry is 1 April 2022 at 23:59

All participants will receive a certificate (gold, silver, or bronze) recognizing their participation regardless of whether their entry is selected for publication. 

To submit an entry, please follow the link below:


If you are unable to submit an entry via the  link, please send an email to fundraising@sadebating.org

Good luck!

Combined Provincials 2021!

Over the weekend of the 24th to the 26th of September 2021, the SASDB held a combined provincial tournament for the Free Sate, Northern Cape, North West and Mpumalanga.

This has been a significant milestone for the SASDB as all 9 provinces are now set to attend the South African National Schools’ Debating Championship in December of 2021!

A massive congratulations to all the speakers and teams, and especially to their support systems and the judges!

Also, thank you to our development officer, Anna von Willingh, for being pivotal in this milestone, as well as to your operations and fundraising officers, Rimbilana Shingange and Bettina Buabeng-Baidoo, for their support and guidance.

‘Social justice stories: No longer silent on GBV’ is out now!

After a memorable, exciting submission and editing process, we are proud to announce that in collaboration with the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, the second edition of Social Justice Stories is now out!

You can access the book at https://issuu.com/csagup/docs/social_justice_stories_no_longer_silent_on_gbv_ebo

A huge congratulations to all our writers, their support systems and editors!