ContactProf. Jabu Maseko
P.O. Box 109
Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
December 2, 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa—More than 120 dignitaries attended a gala dinner held to honor 26 new UPF Ambassadors for Peace.
September 2, 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa—Constructing a peace blueprint by which different groups join in building a nonviolent South Africa was the focus of a dialogue seminar.
January 19, 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa—“Interfaith Peacebuilding in South Africa” was the theme of a UPF-South Africa meeting.
December 4, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa—UPF’s new president and Executive Committee have a mandate to promote peace in communities that have experienced anti-social and xenophobic behavior.
January 27, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa - The executive committee of the All African Federation of Churches (AAFC) attended a three-day introduction to the teachings of UPF Founder Dr. Sun Myung Moon.
December 3, 2014
New York, United States—South Africa’s permanent representative to the United Nations was the host of a Japanese tea ceremony to which 10 diplomats came.
May 25, 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa - UPF-South Africa commemorated Africa Day, May 25, 2014, with the theme: “Commemorating Africa Day with Prayer and Devotion.” More than 16 different religious organizations were invited to share in the commemoration of this day.
December 17, 2013
On December 5, 2013, the first Black democratically elected President of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla, Mandela, passed on to the spirit world and was buried on December 15, 2013, in his village of Qunu, an Eastern Cape village of South Africa.
December 5, 2013
As the news of the passing of Nelson Mandela flashed around the world at cyber speed, tributes began to pour forth from world leaders and statesmen, pontiffs and clergymen, and citizens of every nation. He was a man who put his life on the line for justice in his early years, suffered a third of his life in prison and later forgave his tormentors at his liberation from prison for the good of the people and as a example to heal a broken nation.
August 18, 2013
Johannesburg, South Africa - An interfaith seminar was organized in Johannesburg by the International Sufi School Aug. 17-18, 2013 on the theme: “Non-Violence Across the World: Africa’s Contribution to the Dawn of a New Consciousness for Humanity.”
August 9, 2013
Seplan, Queenstown District, South Africa – Twenty-five bishops and pastors of the United Methodist Church of Southern Africa (UMCOSA) attended a Seminar on Leadership and Character Education Aug. 8-9, 2013, at Seplan, Queenstown.
September 25, 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa - Four Christian ministers from Malawi and Zimbabwe took part in seminars organized by UPF-Southern Africa on September 15-19 and 22-25 at Wendywood, Johannesburg on the theme: “God Is the Parent of All Humankind.”
August 9, 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa - August is Women's month in South Africa and on August 9, the Women's Federation for World Peace, in partnership with the Family Federation for World Peace, undertook an educational and cleaning campaign in Alexandra. Alexandra is a township on the outskirts of Johannesburg and it was recently in the news for being infested with rats.
April 30, 2010
Durban, South Africa — the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, has called for all nations in Africa to support the objectives of the 2010 Year of Peace and Security in Africa, through engaging in activities to Make Peace Happen in Africa in 2010 and beyond.
February 18, 2010
My father, Nelson Mandela, spent 67 years of his life actively devoted to promoting and bringing about social change. On Mandela Day the Nelson Mandela Foundation asks individuals to symbolically give at least 67 minutes of their time in service to their communities in whichever way they choose.
December 27, 2009
Johannesburg, South Africa - Teenagers from Swaziland and South Africa took part in a camp on Character Education from December 14-26. The purposes were to help these youths build their character and empower them to deal with the challenges facing them today.
November 22, 2008
Leadership and good governance are intertwined issues. In the context of this particular conference and the theme we are discussing, the democratic principles of accountability and tolerance are paramount.
June 20, 2008
The principal and 24 elementary school teachers at the Bloekombos Primary School, Kraaifontein, in Cape Town, South Africa, were happy to be introduced to the Universal Peace Federation’s character education program on June 19-20, 2008.
January 14, 2008
A delegation from the Universal Peace Federation had an audience with the recently elected President of the African National Congress, Mr. Jacob Zuma, on January 14, 2008, at the ANC headquarters, Lithuli House, in downtown Johannesburg.
November 12, 2005
Seven hundred people gathered in the Sandton Convention Center to inaugurate the Universal Peace Federation in South Africa. Among the participants were Hon. Dorothy Motubatse-Hounkpatin, representing the Deputy President of South Africa.