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HR Summit: Your employees are your brand ambassadors

A company's values, having a social media policy in place, and employees being your customers, were a few of the discussions held at the...
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South African career women disrupt their industries

Women spoke about seeking opportunities in their pursuit of turning their dreams into realities – and encourage women to help each other. Melissa Javan "Crash, fix...

Small businesses learn how to get consumers’ attention online

Attention was the new currency, said Linah Maigurira, one of the speakers at the National Small Business Chamber Summit. For brands to get customers,...
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Entrepreneurs get digital master class

A group of entrepreneurs learned a number of valuable business lessons from the experts – among them incubators and funders – at the first...
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#NGODigitalSpaces, NGOs and social media

#NGODigitalSpaces workshops in South Africa taught people in the non-profit sector about using social media to gain the trust of potential donors and supporters....

Young South Africans: This is how we do it

Many young South Africans begin their day answering a simple question. Whether its Twitter's "What's happening?" or Facebook's "What's on your mind?", the way...

The hope of a second wind

Pam Green of Second Chances believes that true change is possible if everyone plays a part in improving the lives of their fellow citizens....
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Facebook opens offices in South Africa

In a first for the continent, Facebook has opened an office in Johannesburg. The social networking platform is already a central part of people's lives in Africa, it says. And with more than a billion people in Africa, "we want to do more to help people and businesses connect".

Africa’s biggest democracy votes: ‘Whoever wins, Nigeria has the victory’

Despite rain and the death of 41 people in an attack by terrorist group Boko Haram, millions of Nigerians turned out to vote in hotly contested elections to choose the president of Africa's most populous country.

SA researchers measure democracy on social media

SA researchers measure democracy on social media

Prof Pierre du Toit and Barend Lutz from Stellenbosch University have developed a method to measure public expressions of support for democracy on Twitter. Digital social media have become major global channels of communication, with ramifications for established democracies, they say.

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