Why the digital generation is adopting a DIY culture

My primary thoughts about culture have always been tradition, religion, clothing and language. But I was wrong because as I sat down to write this blog, I discovered a new meaning to culture - the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively. Everywhere in the world are so many cultures, and they provide a…

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Know this before joining a co-operative venture

Okay, so you are starting on a new something and have decided that a co-operative venture would be the best way to go about it. You have found the best people to work with and everybody has great ideas and excitement fills the room. That is good. We are at a point where there is a…

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Telling The #DEMOAfrica 2016 Story – In Tweet Numbers

#DEMOAfrica 2016 Conference - a platform for worthy startups seeking to attract funders and partners as part of taking their businesses to the next level - was successfully hosted by the City of Johannesburg from the 25th to the 26th of August 2016. This conference has grown from strength to strength since its inauguration in 2012…

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DEMOAfrica’s 5th conference had high quality startup entries

DEMOAfrica 2016 was hosted by City of Joburg The world-renowned DemoAfrica Startup Conference was held from 25-26 August 2016. It was the first time South Africa got a crack at hosting the 5-year old s conference that is used to bring together startups and investors and partners. The City of Joburg got the honours to…

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Can political coalitions build strong communities?

It’s no secret that the most anticipated South African municipal elections were recently held on the 3rd of August 2016 . After both leading political parties failed to secure majority votes amongst respective municipalities, the search for coalition partners began.   Coalitions are crucial for South Africa's key economic hubs, i.e Tshwane and Johannesburg.  …

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Top 7 ‘strange’ online communities and websites

The internet is stranger than fiction. Online communities range from the peculiar to strange and even downright weird. In no particular order, I have compiled a list of my top strangest online communities and websites. Prepare to get shocked, perplexed and screaming  what the...? From sites that encourage you to get overweight, high and bloody,…

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