iAfrika Pilot Project Report

iAfrika is a digital libraries service that provides access to information about customs, clan histories and cultural phenomena like dreams, in African languages. This type of information is often unavailable in books or on the Internet but is important to people’s cultures, histories and identities. Based on McNulty Consulting’s theory of change, iAfrika has the […]

A Literary Guide to KwaZulu-Natal

A Literary Guide to KwaZulu-Natal, Niall’s first book, co-authored with Professor Lindy Stiebel, has just been published by UKZN Press. Read a few pages HERE and read more on the authors HERE. KwaZulu-Natal is culturally rich, offering a wide range of writers – writing mainly in English and Zulu – who are linked through their lives […]

The Five Hundred Year Archive

The Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) project is the focus of Grant’s post-doctoral research fellowship at the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative. The FHYA aims to develop and promote understandings of the archival possibilities of materials located both within and outside of institutions and to facilitate their engagement. Project Focus The project team has […]

Mobile Learning in Africa: How Mobile Educational Technology Benefits Leaners

Cheaper mobile devices coupled with the boom in educational app development means that many learners in developing countries can now access quality educational media outside of the classroom. An increase in mobile access (especially in Nigerian and South African markets) has enabled educational technology businesses and non-profits to broaden education, taking learning to students’ daily […]