SARETI: South African Research Ethics Training Initiative

SARETI: South African Research Ethics Tr...

Research is an essential tool to secure health and wellbeing for the people of Africa and the world. Without deeply understanding the complexities of health issues, we are unlikely to develop the necessary innovations to address them. However, when that research involves human subjects, it becomes critical to consider both the potential benefits and the potential risks of that research. It’s a complex field, and one which requires unique responses to local challenges. Jive Media Africa are proud to be working with the South Africa Research Ethics Training Initiative...
Mapping the Gaps – Early Childhood Development

Mapping the Gaps – Early Childhood...

How do we go about changing the way South Africa understands and invests in Early Childhood Development? Jive Media Africa has been part of a research-process led by the FrameWorks Institute in Washington to better understand how experts, stakeholders and the public understand key issues in Early Childhood Development (ECD). The aim is ultimately to work towards creating new narratives which can be used to communicate key learnings about ECD to positively transform our society. The research report which was designed and produced by Jive Media Africa, is entitled: Early...
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 set...
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...
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...
Men and Masculinities in South Africa

Men and Masculinities in South Africa

Jive Africa produced the following books for publishing by the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA) and Sonke Gender Justice Network, “Men and Masculinities in South Africa is a three-part series comprising stories, analysis and faith based resources. Its aim is to mobilize positive changes in the ways that men and women understand male identity in South Africa”. Daniela Gennrich (Editor). “Gender transformation work is critical to sustain our country’s democratic process. buy viagra canada PACSA and Sonke Gender Justice Network share the...
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...
PACSA Communications

PACSA Communications

Jive Africa lends it’s support to the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action, managing the bulk of PACSA’s communications needs e.g. Annual reports, branding, books, invitations, newsletters, etc. For more information on what PACSA does please go to their website www.pacsa.org.za Share...
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....