2012 State of the Nation Address (#SONA) had a gr8 theme, but that’s where the first part of it ended

When I heard that the theme for the 2012 SONA is “The Knowledge Economy and Development Opportunities”, I was naturally excited by the first part thereof. Suffice to say I was highly disappointed when the moment of truth arrived at 19H00 (South African time) on the 9th of February 2012, when JZ took the podium. Alas, there was zilch mention of the theme in his speech!

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Western Cape: RLabs initiates a Free Mobile Counselling Portal”

With the growth of social media tradition in South Africa we are now introduced to a very useful and handy tool called “Free Mobile Counselling Portal.” A company called RLabs in partnership with Vodacom Foundation and  JamiiX are offering 100 Non-Governmental Organizations, non-profits, educational organisations, schools, community organizations and social groups the opportunity to leverage…

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How will digital freedom transform businesses in South Africa?

Over the past years with the preamble of social networks to be specific Facebook, I witnessed that more persons were becoming responsive to social networks, yet not fully aware of how Digital/Social media can breed both pessimistic and optimistic feedback to help them enhance their businesses.                  …

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The social media under-utilisation debate rages on

As old as the word “social media” sounds to some of us now, treatment of these media as an afterthought that inevitably results in their underutilisation is still prevalent in a fair number of companies.

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The #NationalVoetsekDay was not a laughing matter

When @eugenekhoza, the funny man with a squeaky laugh, introduced the #NationalVoetsekDay on Twitter on Sunday the 30th of October 2011, he could not imagine the overwhelming response twas gon get.

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Are social network relationships about quantity or quality?

There is consensus that high levels of common interest enhance active engagement on social networks. This is why protagonists of quality relationships emphasize that this typically gets achieved at the expense of high quantity of connections.

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