4 things SONA2015 laid bare about the Internet and digital technology

Incidents that kicked off President Jacob Zuma's 2015 State of the Nation Address (SONA2015) on February 12th added to a growing list of democratic South Africa's firsts, including the initial jamming of the signal that made it impossible to publish goings-on in parliament via the Internet. Each South African has a different take on the latest firsts, as…

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Use of #technology in the South African classroom is now a reality

There has been a significant change in the educational system especially within the classrooms as technology plays a huge role in the process of learning. The introduction of tablets in the classroom has become a steady growth in South African schools. The Gauteng Department of Education distributed 88 000 tablets to government schools in the province in…

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#Infographic: Start-ups…The beginning

Choosing to run your own business is no child's play. You have to be dedicated, disciplined, focused and have good judgement amongst other things. The success of an empire can be measured in many ways but there is no doubt that for that success to happen there are certain building blocks that one needs to…

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How #mobilephones lit up an otherwise dark church sermon

Today's theme at Grace Bible Church (GBC), delivered by Bishop Musa Sono - the founder, was "Unlock Your Potential". The theme could not be more apt on a Sunday like this one, where GBC Midrand's 3/4 of the sermon was delivered during load-shedding by Eskom, South Africa's national utility  responsible for 95% of the country's…

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#eNitiateVisualRadio was back on air – Wed 4/02/15

Our weekly Internet radio show, titled eNitiate Visual Radio and focusing on putting a spotlight on digital technology across Africa's 55 countries, is gaining momentum. Here is a sample of social content related to last night's show. [View the story "#eNitiateVisualRadio was back on air - Wed 4/02/15" on Storify]

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#Netizens have spoken

A new perspective is always needed for a change. It's a new year and it's time to give hope a chance. Ahead of the state of the nation address for 2015 from the President of South Africa, @PresidencyZA opened up to suggestions from netizens. But it seems last year's matters are still hot topics. According…

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