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Double standards: Why is there no #Somalia?
Double standards: Why is there no #Somalia?
Almost 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday.
Unsent text message passes for will in Australia
Unsent text message passes for will in Australia
A dead man's unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji...
Vodacom stock down as Competition Commission launches investigation.
Vodacom stock down as Competition Commission launches investigation.
The Competition Commission said on Wednesday it has started an investigation into cellphone giant Vodacom for "abuse of dominance".
Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
It’s been 60 years since the Soviet Union fired the first salvo of the space age. On October 4 1957 it launched Sputnik, the world’s first satellite, as its...
Facebook beefing up team to thwart election manipulation
Facebook beefing up team to thwart election manipulation
Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course.
KPMG must disclose all Gupta dealings if it wants to redeem itself
KPMG must disclose all Gupta dealings if it wants to redeem itself
As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the chief executive and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy...
Exoplanets 101: New discoveries and the possibility of alien life
Exoplanets 101: New discoveries and the possibility of alien life
Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our Galaxy called Trappist-1, revealed Wednesday, are the most recent – and arguably the most...
Gone phishing: 5 ways you can protect yourself online in light of latest Gmail hack
Gone phishing: 5 ways you can protect yourself online in light of latest Gmail hack
Privacy is a right you haven't always had but that you're fully entitled to. Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states:...
#DataMustFall report suggests telcos could be forced to spin off wholesale arms
#DataMustFall report suggests telcos could be forced to spin off wholesale arms
The South African telecoms regulator, Icasa, should “urgently convene a technical colloquium” whose purpose is to determine how to split up...
Pokémon Go finally available in South Africa, much of Africa
Pokémon Go finally available in South Africa, much of Africa
Pokémon Go has officially launched in South Africa, and several other African countries....
Probe: How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars?
Probe: How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars?
Mars is the future. It’s after all NASA’s current overarching goal to send humans...
Elon Musk plans to colonise Mars ... and soon
Elon Musk plans to colonise Mars ... and soon
SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonising the...
Meet Zimbabwe's superhero who may have been inspired by #ThisFlag's Evan Mawarire
Meet Zimbabwe's superhero who may have been inspired by #ThisFlag's Evan Mawarire
While Zimbabweans have taken to the streets, Facebook and Twitter to rally behind the #ThisFlag movement and its founder, a different kind of hero...
​Pokémon Go stands to make billions for Apple through in-app purchases on iOS
​Pokémon Go stands to make billions for Apple through in-app purchases on iOS
Apple Inc stands to rake in $3-billion in revenue from the Pokémon Go craze in the next one to two years as gamers buy "PokéCoins" from its app...

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