Event: #Shoko13 Hub UnConference on Fri 20 Sept 2013

Posted on 19/09/2013


Date: Friday 20th September 2013

Venue: Yvonne Vera Amphitheatre ,Gallery Delta Harare

Time: 10am – 5pm

Come along to The Hub UnConference at Shoko. The Hub will be a vibrant daylong gathering to debate new media, citizen journalism, technology and freedom of expression. The Hub will create a powerful space to empower, share, analyse and map ways forward to open up our societies. The Hub UnConference will bring together a cross-section of young people, citizen journalists, journalism students, social media activists, youth activists, artists, tech developers and members of civil society. The Hub will have panel discussions and talks by leading local and international speakers.

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Host: Tswarelo Mothobe

Moderators: Sir Nige and Fungai Machirori


– Where is Zimbabwe now in Alternative Media and Technology? – presented by moderators

(1) Opening up Space: The Social, Economic and Political Relevance of Apps, Mobile and Tech:

Lukonga Lindunda (Zam), Nikki Kershaw (Zim),Natasha Msonza (Zim), Privilege Musvanhiri (Zim)


(2) Writing Wrongs: Citizen Journalism, Technology & Free Speech:

Takura Zhangazha (Zim), Chris Kabwato (SA), Koketso Moeti (SA)


(3) Unconventional Ways of Doing Things – New Media and Activism:

Ruth Daniel (UK) featuring surprise guest artist


For the full Shoko Festival Programme – Shoko Festival 2013 Programme