Investing in the Future Awards Finalist, 2014

Investing in the Future Awards Finalist,...

Science Spaza: The Mail & Guardian and the Southern Africa Trust Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change Awards Finalist ! The Mail & Guardian and the Southern Africa Trust present and host the Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change Awards each year. This year has been an exciting and proud year for Jive Media Africa’s new initiative, Science Spaza, as we were announced one of the three finalists for the STEM Skills Development Award 2014. Robert Inglis (Director at Jive Media) and Science Spaza’s Project Managers (Thandile Mdlambuzi and...
Creating interactive media for CHAT (Community Health-worker Assistive Technology)

Creating interactive media for CHAT (Com...

Jive Media Africa is excited to be working with Prof Lisa Butler, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Prof Jim Slotta, University of Toronto, and Thandanani Children’s Foundation (Pietermaritzburg, SA) in the development of interactive media for the Community Health worker Assistive Technology (CHAT) project – an innovative mHealth initiative in KZN, SA. We are using various media including animation and video to assist community health workers as they impart crucial health messaging to impoverished South African households. These health workers are...
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 homework research 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...
Mission MeerKat for SKA

Mission MeerKat for SKA

Jive Media Africa has produced 4 x 8 page comic books for SKA (Square Kilometre Array) and MeerKAT (the Karoo Array Telescope). An inquisitive school girl Hannah and the young astronomer Naledi are two key characters in colourful comic books developed to engage the public in the story of the SKA and MeerKAT. A real meerkat also features prominently, along with an adorable bat-eared fox – both animals found in the Karoo. The stories are set in and around a small rural town in the Karoo and help readers to understand how radio astronomy works and why the pathfinder...
UNODC Everyday Heroes

UNODC Everyday Heroes

Jive Media Africa designed and implemented a ground-breaking communication campaign for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in association with the National Dept of Social Development (DSD). The Everyday Heroes Comic Book Campaign highlights the role of communities in supporting victims of crime and violence. There are six comic books in the series: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Abuse, Human Trafficking, Abuse of Older Persons and Abuse of People with Disabilities. These comics have been translated into six South Africa languages....
Nanotechnology Poster Series

Nanotechnology Poster Series

Jive Media Africa has just completed a series of student writing paper posters with accompanying educator and learner guides for PEN (Public engagement with Nanotechnology) through SAASTA/ NRF. Share...
Agent Zee

Agent Zee

As the world becomes ever more inter-connected, Social Media creates exciting opportunities to reach audiences in new ways. Jive Media Africa is proud to present Agent Zee, a student in science who’s far from ordinary. Agent Zee knows her true potential as an African woman and uses a range of social media platforms to engage fellow students with information, insights and inspiration with which to navigate the world of science and technology in Africa. Internationally and in South Africa, women remain under-represented in the sciences. Addressing this, and the...
Ntombi’s Song – Comic and Facilitators Guide

Ntombi’s Song – Comic and Fa...

Ntombi’s Song – Psychosocial Support Cluster of the Children In Distress Network (CINDI) A comic booklet and facilitator guide (in English and isiZulu) aimed at encouraging children to disclose sexual abuse. The booklet highlights, through dialogue, activities and pictures, the fears and difficulties of reporting a case of sexual abuse. CINDI decided to restrict its use to specific facilitators who they felt could handle the level of disclosure. Share...
Laduma! Stick to your TB Gameplan – CDC/ DOH

Laduma! Stick to your TB Gameplan –...

Laduma! Stick to your TB Gameplan Client: US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and the Eastern Cape Department of Health Brief: Communication Strategy and TB Awareness-raising Products A TB adherence initiative for children using comics cialis online and activities to reinforce key messages. A simple narrative of a child who is helped to recover from TB with the support of another child who has overcome the disease. Through the narrative, activities and inputs are presented to assist in the communication of the key concepts and messages. Share...
Astronomy – Science Platform Months

Astronomy – Science Platform Month...

Jive Media Africa produced a series of comic strips for Astronomy month, funded by SAASTA: Click on the smaller image to see a larger version… Share...