Self-learning for Mandela Month

The late former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela taught  the world the art of caring for others. As a result, South Africa celebrate his kind deeds the whole month of July - since  it's Mandela Month. Where kind deeds are extended to the less fortunate in the spirit of the Nobel Peace Award winner.…

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Africa’s youth move towards digital enterprise – on to greener pastures

It's 2016 and youth across the globe are all about digital but, alas, the African continent is still predominantly using analog communication. Youth unemployment is depressingly high and the ailing economy and lingering debts are not doing much to help the morale. But let's not focus on that now, okay? I'm sure there are other places…

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Youth rate of unemployment may impact your social media strategy

"70% of Africa’s youth live on less than US$2 per day, the internationally defined poverty threshold" - Africa Renewal Magazine, 2013 This stat was released in 2013, but 3 years later, the economy seems to be taking an even bigger knock. And then South Africa's unemployment rate for 2016 was released... source: tradingeconomics.com "So what?…

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The youth and the internet #Cyberbullying

The youth of today, better known as millennials grew up in a technology-filled and social networking era where access to their idols, celebrities, information and news is easy. While the internet has played a massive role in empowering the youth,  and giving them a “voice”, it has also created a platform to express hate and…

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The youth and Social Media

Youth marketing is fast becoming the benchmark for any effective marketing strategy. Why are marketers targeting the youth differently to other market segments? The answer is laid out clearly by the American Press Institute, who say that the youth consumes information and news differently to other market segments.   Why millennials?   According to Pew…

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Technology’s influence on youth culture

Reminiscing on the “good ol’ days” is a memory trip well worth taking. A mere 10 years ago, young people used to play outside all day, riding bikes, playing sports,  you name it - this was my generation - #Team90s. We were the masters of imagination as children. We created our own form of play…

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