iLizwe Lam

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Facebook has announced a virtual digital literacy skills program for Africa

Facebook has launched β€œMy Digital World” to meet digital literacy needs across Africa. The question is whether such an important task should be the responsibility of private companies.

iAfrikan Bytes - Bhekisisa Ngcobo explains South Africa's Youth in ICT strategy

30 April 2018 Bhekisisa Ngcobo, Chief Director (Youth and Children) at South Africa's Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, joined us on this podcast to briefly explain what the country's "Youth in ICT" strategy aims to achieve. He also elaborates on what work is being done to keep

iAfrikan Bytes - Qhakhaza Mthembu and the iLizwe Lam youth ambassadors talk about the online safety programme

25 April 2018 Qhakaza Mthembu (Head of Strategy at Digify Africa), Nqobile Tshabalala (student / Ilizwe lam youth ambassador), and Jamie-Lee Simelane (student/ Ilizwe lam youth ambassador), join the discussion about online safety for youth in South Africa. Also discussed on the podcast is the iLizwe Lam youth safety training programme

iAfrikan Bytes - Facebook Africa's Emilar Gandhi on safety policies and data harvesting

25 April 2018 We sat down with Emilar Gandhi, Public Policy Manager at Facebook Africa for a quick interview. We discussed Facebook's safety and community #policies and tools, whether Facebook users should still be worried about Facebook third-party apps harvesting their data given the recent Cambridge Analytica saga, as well