Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Cosatu (and Police) serious about women abuse?

In Media, Politics, Society on June 1, 2013 at 7:51 AM

At 16:05 on 29 May I received a message on my phone (thanks to these sophisticated phones nowadays) that an email sent to one of Cosatu’s officials had been deleted without being read. This was one of the many follow up emails sent to the labour federation in three months. Reading this message on my phone, I was deeply disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »

Gov Mboweni: Intellectually independent or bitter?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 21, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni – who signs off most of his tweets at @tito_mboweni as “Gov” (for Governor, I think) – has been his unusual self of late, throwing criticism on Twitter and on newspaper articles. What’s up Gov? Read the rest of this entry »

How I helped verify @SAPresident with Twitter

In Uncategorized on February 10, 2013 at 8:43 AM

In early May 2011 I noticed that President Jacob Zuma had a twitter account. Given the experiences of former ANCYL President Julius Malema and many others who claimed spoof Twitter accounts were opened under their names, I didn’t want to take chances. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook 101 or just a bad Sunday morning?

In Politics, Society on January 15, 2012 at 11:44 AM

One of the things I have learned over the years is that I can write too much and that there is a lot that I want to write about but sometimes do not have the time to do so. It was only now that I realised that this must have started way back when I used to have what they called “Music Book” often favoured by girls. Even boys had that, silly. Read the rest of this entry »

Why you had #blackberryblackout

In Media on October 20, 2011 at 6:30 PM

As many as 70 million Blackberry Mamas and Papas out there spent their uncomfortable blackberryless three days without any BBMs [Blackberry Messenger], Nokia Papas and Mamas were enjoying ourselves, tweeting and Facebooking such that I almost heard my right-hand thumb saying “ouch”. Read the rest of this entry »


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