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Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities
Content partnership

Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities

Minecraft, the computer game that has no end goal and consists of simply playing with building blocks, is a global addiction: more than 50 million p…
Content Partner
16 February 2018Apolitical
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Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 
Reading Recommendations

Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
12 February 2018
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Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe
Technology & Digital

Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe

It's a problem that we all know too well. We only know about social innovation projects that are great at telling their stories. Many innovations re…
25 January 2017Jordan Junge
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How to be more innovative in your practice: 6 reflections from SIX and Hivos
Capacity Building

How to be more innovative in your practice: 6 reflections from SIX and Hivos

Across the world, development and social challenges are increasingly more complex and urgent. From INGOs to community organisations to governments,…
16 March 2016SIX and Hivos
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10 trends of social innovation in South Africa
Citizen Participation

10 trends of social innovation in South Africa

Jordan Junge reflects on SIX's recent event in Johannesburg, South Africa. Standing in a hot field in Soweto, we saw the vision for the future. Ther…
20 April 2015Jordan Junge
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CIVICUS International Civil Society Week
Citizen Participation

CIVICUS International Civil Society Week

This blog post is written by Tevfik Başak Ersen and was originally published on Alliance Magazine.CIVICUS and its partners organized International…
8 January 2015Tevfik Başak Ersen for Alliance Magazine
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Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading
Citizen Participation

Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading

We suggested the following blogs and articles to participants before the event to help them think about what it means to reimagine relationships. 1.…
SIX
26 November 2014
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Opening The Box On Magaliesburg
Article

Opening The Box On Magaliesburg

This article is written by Johan Olivier as part of the Social Life of Cities Series Via Urban Times “The village of Magaliesburg, lies just bel…
4 September 2013Johan Olivier
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Malaria kit wins top innovation award in South Africa
Health

Malaria kit wins top innovation award in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa - An innovative and potentially life-saving malaria test kit developed by two young South Africans has won the top prize of…
5 November 2012Afrique Jet
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