Published Twitter content for last 2 #eNitiateVisualRadio shows

Published Twitter content for last 2 #eNitiateVisualRadio shows

We are continually improving the content and production of our weekly #Internet radio show about digital Africa. The show is currently broadcast on www.radiojunto.co.za, Wednesdays 8-9pm GMT+2. This Storify is a curation of Twitter content for the last 2 shows. [View the story "Twitter content for last 2 #eNitiateVisualRadio shows " on Storify]

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The #Internet is the best thing for Africa since bread

idea for this post was conceived in September 2011, the first time Bra Willy visited Kenya and fell hopelessly in love with it because of the can-do spirit of its citizens, as exemplified by strides made in the digital technology sphere. As many of us who work in the digital space now know, there have…

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#Zimbabwe had its moment in the Twitter sun this past weekend

Zimbabwe, a country with a population of nearly 13 million, had its draft constitution put to a referendum vote yesterday. News about this event was filled with predictions of chaos and violence on Friday. Thankfully, this prediction turned out to be a false alarm, as the day came and went without any major incidents bar the…

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Review of Facebook’s Top 7 African Countries

The objective of this post is to review Facebook’s performance in its top 7 African markets – Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Nigeria, Algeria, Tunisia and Kenya. This is in light of the recent IPO, and associated question whether the newly crowned public can sustain the current strong revenue growth into the future.

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Does Digital media bridge the gap between ‘Brand managers’ & consumers?

Over the past few years we have seen an increase in the number of people using the internet as a source of information, and it has become quite clear that ‘digital media’ is the future, which leaves one wondering whether or not it has come to bridge the gap between Brand managers and consumers.

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Part 1: Why are broadband prices so high in South Africa compared to Kenya?

While in Kenya on a social media assignment last week, a friend told me that he pays 1 Kenyan Shilling for a SMS. On 1 October 2011, 1 South African Rand (ZAR) = 12.34 Kenyan Shillings (KES). When I convert Kenya’s cost of SMS in South African currency, this comes to 8 cents. The cheapest SMS rate in South Africa right now is 15 cents. Thus, this is close to 100% more expensive than the Kenyan rate! Why?

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