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Pan-Africanism & Technology

Technologically Savvy Communication For the past six years Afropolitan Explosiv has created artistic events that bring change to emergent communities of African people who find themselves confronted with new challenges post-liberation in South Africa. But since 2015 we have placed a great deal of emphasis in using technology as a means of fostering this interaction, …

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iziyendane

Iziyendane: Early Afrikan Scientists

Iziyendane, abagayi bensimbi. Kulenyanga lapho sibungaza ezamasiko nezomdabu ngicabanga ukuthi kubalulekile sike setshise lokhu: Ingabe ubAfrika bugcina ngemvunulo nendlamu na? Cha. Akulona iqiniso leli. Kodwa imvasa sizithola sesigxila kulezizinto kakhulu ngenxa yokweswela ulwazi. Eqinisweni asizange thina njengamAfrika sizihluphe emvakokuba sesithole inkululeko ngo 1994, ukuthi sike sibheke kabanzi indaba yemvelaphi yethu. Uma uthi uyabheka ucwaningo ngemvelaphi …

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Generations Soap Come Back: New Perspectives or Lost Opportunity?

Noise is attractive. It calls for attention. It can even begin sounding as if it is creating something new, while it is not. I am thinking here of Generations TV soap’s catch phrase ‪#‎Sifunukwazi, as it garners support for its come back on the TV screen this Monday, 1st December. This is after unceremoniously dismissing almost its entire …

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Technology: Our Internet in Tsonga

While we watch the battle of the giants unfolding for reduced mobile termination rates in South Africa, an even bigger thirst-that-cannot-be-quenched is for Internet data.[1] The people want more and more data. No one is yet able to respond to this demand convincingly. But perhaps jumping on the naming-and-shaming bandwagon between government, ICASA, and business …

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