Diji: Learn in your language on your phone

Of the 1.3 billion people on the African continent, how many do you think speak English, French, German or another European language as their first language?  While these languages are the common choice for business, education, advertising and the internet in Africa, it may surprise you to learn that only 0.5% of Africans speak English …

McNulty Consulting Theory of Change: Local Knowledge in Local Languages

McNulty Consulting has developed an exciting new theory of change that focuses on local content in local languages. It is aligned to the South African government’s National Development Plan, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the United Nations’ developments goals, defined in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The theory of change advances the idea …

Omeka: Serious Web Publishing in South Africa

Together with his colleague at the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative (APC) at UCT, Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi, Grant secured a grant from the NRF to bring Sharon Leon to South Africa. Sharon is the Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) at the George Mason University. The RRCHNM …

Digital media training for Kenneth Gardens residents

Niall McNulty will be running a digital media workshop for Kenneth Gardens residents tomorrow, as part of the Kenneth Gardens Online project, a digital community archive of the housing estate. Together with Thula Zungu, he will be providing training on oral history methodology, digital media production, basic information literacy and online publishing. The project holds …