Highway Africa New Media Award for Ulwazi Programme

We were part of the team that came runner-up in the ‘Innovative Use of Technology for Community Engagement’ category at the recent Telkom-Highway Africa New Media Awards. The 16th Highway Africa conference took place from the 9th – 11th September 2012 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, in association with the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD). […]

The Final Report of the Ulwazi Schools Project

Through funding assistance from the Goethe Institut the Ulwazi Programme was rolled out to township and rural schools in a bid to create opportunities to enhance ICT skills among the youth and generate interest in their own history and culture. The School’s project was run at four township and rural schools – with McNulty Consulting […]

North Coast Writers Trail Launched

The North Coast Writers Trail – developed with UKZN’s KZN Literary Tourism project and funded by the National Arts Council and the Ilembe Municipality – has been recently launched. The trail features writers such as Benedict Wallet Vilakazi, Dianne Stewart, Chief Albert John Luthuli and Mafika Pascal Gwala, while stops include Ballito, Morewood, Groutville and […]

Curate Africa: Imagining, Imaging and Knowing Africa

We are excited at the prospect of working with the Centre for Curating the Archive and the Centre for African Studies at UCT (amongst others) on a groundbreaking new initiative called ‘Curate Africa’. Curate Africa is: “an online photographic exhibition curated across several themes, including African cities, place and citizenship, trade routes and religion. It takes place […]