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Twitterati hungry for election news in SA

8.30pm on election night, an hour and a half after voting stations have closed … what’s highlighted in twitter trends in South Africa? Our hunger for election knowledge, again … SAtwitterpolitician ballot @helenzille LGE2011 queue IEC voters thumb council district … Continue reading

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Kenya says yes to reform

Kenyan’s voted, peacefully, for reform of the Constitution, which will introduce a new Bill of Rights and also curb the President’s power. See the BBC video here. After the violence of 2007, it is a victory for Kenyans that the referendum … Continue reading

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Get in on the conversation

Last week’s political fiascos (gosh, the choice of links is dazzling — Malema, Terre’Blanche, Visagie … or Malema?) brought a new kind of revolution to the social media landscape in South Africa. The frenzy of activity in a week of political theatrics brought new … Continue reading

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