The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) has uncovered traces of the RET forces network that participated in and aided the amplification of online incitement of violence that claimed hundreds of lives and brought thousands of businesses to their knees in the week of 11 July 2021. Download Report (PDF)
Category: Defending our Democracy 2021
A WhatsApp group has emerged as the focal point for the eight days of riots and looting that claimed more than 300 lives and ripped R50bn out of a struggling economy. Read full article
The youth of South Africa may have envisioned a very different reality for their country from what they have witnessed this past week. They need to appreciate that the painful past we carry is not going to heal itself and that the baton has now been passed to them. Read full article
Interview with Camaren Peter on Smile FM
Yaum Un Jadeed – The imprisonment of Jacob Zuma is a failure of our politics not our institutions With Guest Camaren Peter journalist and writer of the article Listen to this by clicking here. Listen to the full interview
Jacob Zuma will be a more powerful figure inside prison than he is outside it. That is because it is easier to construct heroic myths about a person who is not in the public eye, but resides in the public imagination. The network that has converged around the ex-president presents an existential threat to the...
Watch the full interview with Camaren Peter on ENCA Protests snowball into crime
Smile FM, The Honest Truth. An interview with Praveen Naidoo a media manager for The Center for Analytics & Behavioral Change.
Jacob Zuma and his supporters have wrapped their campaign around one big misrepresentation, which they unashamedly put into the public discourse at every opportunity: That the former president has done nothing wrong and is being persecuted for political purposes. Tentacles of disinformation have been developed around the big lie to strangle the truth. Read...