The era of millennials online

I have been hearing and seeing a lot of online media with the word "Millennial" in it. That word (also known as generation y) describes "children of the day"; any one born from the 1980s to the early 2000s; this according to Wikipedia. I decided to look into this word and I found that reference was being made to the…

Read More

Trumptrums

Known for his rather distasteful remarks on the NBC reality show The Apprentice , an American business magnate and investor, was ranked number 17 on the 2011 Forbes Celebrity 100 list , president and founder of his own organisation and founder of  a number of entertainment resorts. The list of his "calling cards" is probably longer than this blog.…

Read More

#eNitiaters say #NoToXenophobia

BREAKING NEWS - The attacks on #foreignnationals residing in South Africa has taken centre stage. This is such a serious matter that I had to add my voice in saying #NoToXenophobia. The social cause of opposing those who are on a senseless rampage had to interrupt the self-indulgence I experienced from the Forbes cover spoof  we did to…

Read More

@TrevorNoah’s numbers don’t lie

Most of South African media brands across the board have published articles heaping praise on Trevor Noah since an announcement was made that he will be taking over Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later this year when Jon Stewart leaves. Despite overwhelming evidence of Trevor's popularity, some Americans do not agree he is the right man. Notice the…

Read More

The right to #internet access

The internet is a platform that allows people to learn, connect and to stay informed about current affairs. The UN officially declared it a human right to have internet access in 2011. A disconcerting 68% of the world still does not have access to the internet. Amongst other things, the internet has allowed for collaboration,…

Read More

Social Media an effective tool during disasters

The Cape Town fire has died down, after residents and firefighters fought hard to keep the scorching blaze under control when it first started Sunday night 1 March 2015. Trending on social media were mostly Cape Town suburb names, which included daunting images of most of the city under fire. The reality and intensity of the disaster only…

Read More