Empowering citizens in the digital age.

The CABC is a non-profit company dedicated to fostering change
through building social cohesion in online communities.

Our Projects

Working For Democracy.

Building Tolerance, Active Citizenry, Informed Consumption Of Media And Social Media And Exposing Attempts To Artificially Manipulate Public Opinion.

Our projects

Our work spans civil and social justice issues as well as environmental issues of concern. View the range of projects we’ve worked on, below.

Our Projects

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Energy
Countering Misogyny
Xenophobia

Making impact through content

Bi-Weekly Social Listening Updates & Recommendations for Electoral Engagement #2

The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change drew on five barriers analysing voter abstention to research the online elections conversation….
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Bi-Weekly Social Listening Updates & Recommendations for Electoral Engagement

The CABC’s snapshot of the conversation from 31 December to 30 January 2024, comprised nearly 500,000 mentions. The conversation was…
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GBV and Misogyny Social Media Analytics Report 8: Organisational Author Analysis

Report 8 in our series of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Misogyny social media analytics reporting analyses the followership and engagement…
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GBV and Misogyny Social Media Analytics Report 7

Report 7 in our series of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Misogyny social media analytics reporting unpacks online conversation during November…
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Promoting Democracy and an Equitable Society

This report, the seventh in the “Promoting Democracy and an Equitable Society” report series with a focus on immigrants in…
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heCareZA Social Media Analytics Report 6

The 6th heCareZA report unpacks two areas within online conversation about gender and misogyny during the month of September. The…
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Xenophobia Social Media Analytics Report 6

This report is part of a series of reports funded by the European Union (EU) as part of the Centre…
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SMILE FM The Honest Truth Euston Witbooi speaks about how anti immigrant sentiment

SMILE FM The Honest Truth Euston Witbooi speaks about how anti immigrant sentiment, May 4, 2023 Listen to the full interview
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EU Xenophobia Report 5

This report is part of a series under the title of Promoting Human Rights, Democracy and an Equitable Society, with…
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Beyond Borders report

The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change’s Beyond Borders report provides a three-year overview of xenophobia in South Africa. It…
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SowetanLIVE Parly awaits bill on quotas for hiring foreigners

As the ANC in Gauteng rallies for quotas on hiring of foreign nationals, the portfolio committee on labour says it…
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Daily Maverick Climate change: A crisis and an opportunity for Africa

While climate change presents as a dire threat to Africa and its peoples, it is also a critical opportunity for…
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CABC/EU heCareZA Report 5

The 5th heCareZA report explores co-parenting and child abuse, value judgements based on dating behaviour, and the phenomenon of “simping”,…
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Daily Maverick: Joburg fire disaster being used to fan flames of xenophobia ahead of 2024 elections

Scapegoating and disinformation about the fire spread rapidly. Various politicians blamed illegal immigrants and civil society organisations who had no…
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news24: X Premium, South African law and what it means for you

A subscription-based service formerly known as  BluTwittere, and now called X Premium, was introduced to allow anyone, not just celebrities…
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IOL: Hashtags showing anti-immigrant sentiment likely artificially manipulated – research finds

Johannesburg – In a new report, the Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) found that the online conversations using…
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Webinar: Centre for Analytics & Behavioural Change (CABC) & the Enhancing Accountability Technical Assistance Facility (TAF)

The Centre for Analytics & Behavioural Change (CABC) & the Enhancing Accountability Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) present key findings from…
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Online conversations about corruption in South Africa

This social media analytics report focused on corruption conversations in South Africa covering the period 01 May 2023 – 30…
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Xenophobia Social Media Analytics Report 4

The fourth instalment of our Xenophobia & Migrancy reporting series makes use of Nimmo’s Coefficient of Traffic Manipulation (CTM) to…
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OPINION | Camaren Peter: A tale of two countries – how SA’s psyche delineates along two dimensions

Camaren Peter reflects on the cases on two women – Lauren Dickason and Bongeko Buso – and how the two…
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