Hip Hop and Science combine with explosive results!

Hip Hop and Science combine with explosi...

SAMA award winning rap artist, iFani, jetted into Durban on Saturday, 19 July 2014 for a music event with a difference – the Hip Hop Science Spaza! The BAT Centre (Durban) was the laboratory in which hip hop and science were combined to boost science education with the addition of a little rap. Grade 10 – 12 learners from Chesterville and Umlazi engaged in practical science activities and then turned new knowledge into rap songs. The event culminated in a hip hop battle for the best science rap. The surprise ingredient was iFani, the hottest name in SA Rap who this...
South African National Space Agency – SANSA

South African National Space Agency R...

Jive Media Africa is excited to be working with SANSA (The South African National Space Agency) to grow Space Science and Engineering in South Africa. Did you know that we, South Africa, take over communications with NASA’s rockets soon after launch when they come round to our side of the planet? … And did you know that we’ve got eyes in the sky which are constantly feeding us information to help us plan and respond to development issues? … And did you know that we’ll soon be sending a South African to the International Space Station? Currently Jive...
Workshops for Parents – MIET

Workshops for Parents – MIET

The Media in Education Trust (MiET Africa) conducts workshops with parents of school-going children to support them to engage with their children’s education. Jive Media Africa was contracted to develop a training programme for these parents, many of whom did not themselves have an opportunity to attend school. To address this challenge we created a series of “picture-building” exercises, where parents discuss topics and then build pictures representing key learnings – the programme has been highly successful and we recently completed a second...
PACSA Archive Exhibition

PACSA Archive Exhibition

The history of the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA) takes place against the backdrop of the tumultuous events of the 1980’s, 90’s and 2000’s as South Africa experienced the destructive power of the Apartheid system, its death throes and finally the birth of a new political dispensation. Today, 35 years since its inception in 1979, it continues to challenge the Pietermaritzburg community to think critically about development and social justice issues. Recently PACSA, in association with the Alan Paton Centre at the University of...
Get SET, Go!

Get SET, Go!

What are your options as a young scientist in South Africa? GET – SET – GO is an exciting and accessible guide to Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) careers and opportunities. Jive Media Africa is proud to have worked with the South Africa Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) to complete the design and layout of this important publication aimed at high school learners. SAASTAs intention was to produce a publication containing comprehensive information on careers and study opportunities in the fields of SET in South Africa, with an emphasis on...
Nanotechnology Public Engagement Programme (NPEP) – Nano News

Nanotechnology Public Engagement Program...

Jive Media Africa is excited to be producing NanoNews, with Prof Janice Limson at Rhodes University. The project, initiated by the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) includes 12 monthly eNewsletters, 4 quarterly newsletters and a series of three “science – writing” training workshops in which scientists are being supported to write articles for the public. Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter at the nanoscale, i.e. so small that it is measured in nanometres (one billionth of a metre), to create new materials with...
Launching the Science Spaza newspaper at SciFest 2014

Launching the Science Spaza newspaper at...

Jive Africa launched the first ever Science Spaza newspaper at SciFest Africa in Grahamstown in the week 11th to 14th March 2014. The first issue of Spaza Space offers exciting news from some of the Science Spaza clubs, articles, cool competitions, new branded resources and much much more… To read more about this exciting publication and to see photographs of the launch and download the paper, go to www.sciencespaza.org. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInMoreEmailPrintRedditStumbleUponTumblrPocket
Paediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention in Uganda

Paediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention i...

Jive Africa is once again honoured to be working with Dr Lisa Butler from Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. We have produced an educational documentary and a training course to support caregivers through a process of disclosing to the children in their care. We have now been awarded funding from the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Aerosmith Fund for HIV Care and Prevention to support the expansion of our educational film, &#39The Power of Knowing&#39 to a fuller length documentary which we will develop for sharing with a global...