South Africa: Mobile Marketing Summits Set for Com World Series

Informa Telecom & Media's and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) have announced a their partnership on a series of Mobile Marketing Summits, to be...

South Africa: Govt tweets smart on Madiba

Nelson Mandela's health scares send Twitter into overdrive, but South African officials made savvier use of social media to keep the world informed on...

South Africa: “bantu education” in spotlight at UCT

The spectre of "bantu education" has risen to haunt the University of Cape Town (UCT) again. Controversy is erupting as UCT's administration moves in on...

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...

Phone cartoons bring know-how to poor farmers

Animated cartoons watched on mobile phones could be the way to get health and farming messages across to peasants and poor smallholders, say...

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...

Facebook deepens Nigerian partnerships at Social Media Week in Lagos

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) (Facebook.com) highlighted its commitment to Nigerian content partners and developers with a full calendar of workshops, masterclasses and events at Social Media...

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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