The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 1,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get that many views.
I am currently helping on researching case studies for a toolkit that JASS (Just Associates) Southern Africa is undertaking as part of their mission of sustaining feminist movement building and organising. Since JASS is working mostly in southern Africa, we’ve … Continue reading →
In the ongoing process of researching for my MA thesis, I’ve been most recently interested by how mobile phones are used in a context of activism, for advocacy, organisation or mobilisation purposes. Published in 2010, SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in … Continue reading →
So I’ve submitted my thesis proposal recently. While procrastinating, I stumbled upon this website that lets you make word clouds out of a piece of text. To try it out I entered my proposal to see what keywords it would … Continue reading →
I’m reposting here a blog post I wrote for Climate Change and Women. I was recently attending the events around COP17 and C17 in Durban with Women’sNet doing a workshop with women community journalists on integrating online tools to cover … Continue reading →
It’s back to school for me. After the long process of administrative bullshit to get all my papers in order to register, I’m finally starting my MA in Media Studies at Wits. I just finished the first step in preparing … Continue reading →
This is a blog post I prepared for Women’s Net in collaboration with Fanisa Masia. I’m reposting it here. Following the Jules High School Case, Women’s Net organized a seminar to advocate for the end of violence against women through … Continue reading →
I’ve recently started to volunteer with Women’s Net, a South African organisation ” that works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa, through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)”. I first got to know the organisation … Continue reading →
Last Monday, I’ve attended the Durban Sings! launch at the recent Keleketla Library. Built on the ruins of a ‘native prison’ during apartheid on what is now the Drill Hall the Keleketla library. The Drill Hall has been in the … Continue reading →
I’ve recently submitted some personal design work I made to Memefest, which describes itself as an international online festival of radical communication. I think the initiative is brilliant, there are so few online communities oriented towards social or activist communication, … Continue reading →