politics

6 Reasons why being social media savvy must become a prerequisite for political appointees

The first time I took interest in the social media profile of Dr Zamani Saul - the current Premier of the Northern Cape Province in South Africa, was when this tweet was brought to my attention: https://twitter.com/zsaul1/status/1133760487886381056?s=20 The tweet above was published just after the new and...

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The impact of weakening ZAR is devastating for digital marketing companies

I am not sure if this is an open letter to President Jacob Zuma, the Treasury and the ANC at large. While I am not writing this blog with that in mind, maybe this shoe fits. The current state of economic affairs is woeful for eNitiate's...

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Twitter Analytics: Top 11 South African Politicians

We are publishing this post one day after the annual commemoration of the 22nd year of democracy in South Africa, aptly called the Freedom Day. 2016 is the year of local elections South Africa's local government elections are taking place on the 3rd of August 2016. Jostling for votes...

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Will #ZumaMustFall have impact on the ANC’s 2016 municipal election campaign?

Is #ZumaMustFall a fad, like we have seen with many others? The outcry for this social media campaign was sparked by the recent changes in the cabinet. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma appointed former mayor David Van Rooyen to replace Nhlanhla Nene as Finance Minister on 9 December...

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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...

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Here’s how #Mandela’s life was celebrated in #SouthAfrica the year he passed away

In this video by StreetCred Productions, our multimedia division, it is clear South Africans broke into song to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life when the news of his passing was announced. We suspect he would have wanted it that way. How did you celebrate the life of...

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