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Issascam: Real Life Story

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 12 June 2018

Issascam: Real Life Story

Joanne, the internet sensation, is not the only scammer out there. The internet is a world filled with opportunity, but unfortunately there is also a very dark side. Just last year nearly 200 victims came forward in the “naked pics for cash” scam that was blown wide open by the South African Community Crime Watch...

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Shekhinah:The Ilizwe Lam ambassador

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 7 June 2018

Shekhinah:The Ilizwe Lam ambassador

The Ilizwe Lam campaign has reached the halfway mark, and is going strong.  The internet safety campaign which launched on 25 April announced singer Shekhinah as the ambassador of the campaign last week. “I chose to get involved with Ilizwe Lam because I felt passionate about being the change that I want to see. The...

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Online friends: Don’t be catfished

by: admin - 17 May 2018

Online friends: Don’t be catfished

Ever been catfished? So “catfish” is the term used to refer to someone who pretends to be someone else, especially on the internet. A catfish use fake pictures to disguise who they truly are and recreate or impersonate an identity. The term catfish comes from a television and documentary about the topic. In 2012, MTV...

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Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

by: - 9 May 2018

Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

Social media seems to take up quite a lot of space in our lives. Not only are we scrolling through our timelines and seeing what everyone else is sharing, we are also sharing and creating an online image of ourselves. It is easy to get consumed by this culture of sharing so it is important...

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Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

by: admin - 29 April 2018

Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

Is it difficult to imagine spending just one day without being online? You’re not alone.  Whether it is updating our family and friends about what is on our minds or catching up on the news,  the internet has become an ordinary part of our day-to-day. Instead of using the internet just for socialising, there are...

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Take your art to the next level with the #OwnYourMark workshops

by: Sanelisiwe Maliza - 11 January 2018

Take your art to the next level with the #OwnYourMark workshops

Calling all artists looking to step up their digital game and take their art to the next level! British Council in partnership with Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) and Digify Africa bring you a brand new training programme designed to give artists the skills they need to make the most of the digital world...

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Want to turn your blog into a business? Lelo Boyana has great tips

by: Lerato Mogoatlhe - 22 October 2017

Want to turn your blog into a business? Lelo Boyana has great tips

Lelo Boyana turned her love of celebrity news into one South Africa’s leading celebrity and entertainment news blogs. Eight years after she launched www.justcurious.co.za, the site now has more 60 000 monthly online users. Last year, she turned her  attention to women’s interest with Chica Africa. One of the speakers at the Facebook Youth Enterprise...

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Get digital skills in our new online evening classes

by: admin - 3 October 2017

Get digital skills in our new online evening classes

Digify Africa presents Digital Marketing 101 for Professionals Calling All Professionals We are looking for working professionals who are keen to learn vital digital skills in our brand new exciting online evening classes. Digital Marketing 101 for Professionals is a 4-week course available to anyone who would like to get digital skills that will give...

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Young digital entrepreneurs killing it in SA

by: admin - 29 September 2017

Young digital entrepreneurs killing it in SA

South Africa has 16 million Facebook users, 7.7 million users on Twitter and 3.8 million users on Instagram. To some, these are just numbers, but to the five young people below, they hold power. This is how they’re using social media and the internet to run businesses virtually. Instagram Tasmiyah Haffejee is a grade 11...

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Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

by: admin - 14 September 2017

Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

Facebook Africa and Livity Africa are on a mission to digify businesses owned by young people through Digify PRO StartUp. The programme is aimed at helping youth-enterprises become competitive – through digital skills, in particular understanding Facebook and Instagram as business tools. With over 14 million users in South Africa, Facebook is the biggest online...

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