What makes you African? #HeritageMonth

There have been many debates of late about African identity with "black hair" commonly known as the afro, put in the spotlight. The most recent one being the Pretoria Girls High School hair saga. The students in this South African all-girls school, took to the streets to protest against their school's administration which had allegedly forced…

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Confirmed: Kaizer Chiefs are BIG on social media

The inspiration for this post I usually spend my Sunday early mornings listening to Ashraf Garda's Mediashow on SAFM, South Africa's second-largest talk radio. Sunday 9/11 was no different, and as luck would have it, the first interview on the show inspired this post. Ashraf interviewed Alpheus Maphosa - the Corporate Communications Manager for Kaizer Chiefs - about…

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Virality culture and the science behind it

So you've shot a cool  video? It looks good.  So let's post it online and wait for it to go viral right? Uhm.. Not so fast. There's a science to virality. That's right. Viral content is not a 'random event' that takes place in the digital arena. Even though it may appear as though a piece of…

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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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