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Local Government Elections Wrap Up Report – Jan 2022
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Local Government Elections Wrap Up Report – Jan 2022

This is the final in a series of reports produced by the Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) and the Auwal Socio-Economic Research Institute (ASRI), who tracked election conversation trends on social media. The data is sourced fromTwitter and is publicly available in real time. The analysis includes a process of verifying a random...

PODCAST: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION 2021
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PODCAST: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION 2021

Camaren Peter, PhD, Executive Director of the Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) and Ebrahim Fakir , Director of Programmes at the Auwal Socio Economic Research Institute (ASRI) delve into how social media was used during the South African Local Government Elections 2021 as well as engage in a broader discussion the role of...

SACP keeps away from the possibility of shutdown-SABC News – Eminetra South Africa
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SACP keeps away from the possibility of shutdown-SABC News – Eminetra South Africa

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is moving away from unconfirmed reports of possible closures of the country. This happens as posts on social media claim that a complete shutdown will occur on Monday are widespread. A similar campaign last month killed more than 350 people in looting and vandalism in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and...