Disinformation is a serious problem in today’s world, and it’s important to combat it whenever possible. The Hive Mind launch webinar in South Africa will focus on countering disinformation is a great way to raise awareness and help spread accurate information. Disarming disinformation to encourage correct information to be spread and shape a better and good public opinion. Learn more about concrete steps everyone can take to actively fight disinformation in their own lives and in their communities.

Phambano Technology Development Centre in partnership with Hive Mind invites you to our launch in South Africa. The Hive Mind launch webinar will focus on combatting disinformation in the civic space, we will have a keynote speaker and panel discussion.

We aim to empower civil society organizations to identify and respond to disinformation and other malicious online activities. We will discuss countering disinformation in the civic space, its important role in advocating for political reform, challenges and opportunities, and actionable tools to combat disinformation and strengthen CSOs. Call out misinformation when you see it and don’t be afraid to challenge people who are spreading it. Educate people about the dangers of disinformation and how to spot it.

By attending events focused on countering disinformation and taking proactive steps to combat it, we can make a real difference in the fight against false information.

We are excited and we'd love for you to join us, register to save your spot!

  • Date: Friday, 17 March 2023

  • Time: 10h00 – 11h30 (SAST) / 09h00 - 10h30 (CET)


  • Jean le Roux – Research Associate, DFRLab

  • Tessa Knight – Research Associate, DFRLab

  • Yaroslava Tytarenko - Online Education and Trainers Community Manager – TechSoup Europe

  • Prof Thuli Mandonsela - Founder, Social Justice Chair, Advocate

  • Phumzile van Damme - Global leader and activist

  • Philasande Sokhele - Lecturer at UJ on Digital Marketing

  • Carina van Wyk - Head of education and training at Africa Check

  • Arnold Ndifhedzo Netshambidi – Executive director – Phambano Technology Development Centre