Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer

Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer won’t be featured at this month’s Paralympics, but a new documentary aims...

Cisco: ‘The Network’ is helping professionals, entrepreneurs, artists & students realize their dreams

My Networked Life: True Stories from a Connected World is a documentary-style video series that takes you around the world for a look at how...

Kenya: Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

Nakuru — Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I...

Shake-up for South African ticketing industry

New Internet activity in the music industry in South Africa. In tandem with the social networking site Facebook, tickets will now be able to...

Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection...

Study questions Twitter’s role in disaster aftermath

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 1 June 2012. Twitter has not only been shown to be useful for government authorities disseminating information in...

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