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Gupta’s Oakbay responds to website attacks by Anonymous group hackers

On Wednesday Anonymous Africa claimed to take down Gupta-linked websites for Oakbay Investments, Sahara, and media outlets The New Age and ANN7.

Anonymous Africa cyber hackers shut down Gupta-linked websites

The cyber hacking cooperative Anonymous Africa threatened and apparently shut down the websites of Gupta-linked companies on Wednesday.

Anti-Trump operation leads to rifts in Anonymous

The cyber hacktivists are divided over #OperationTrump, with some saying it was counter to their tradition of not taking sides in political contests.

Been there, seen it, believe it

It could have been the ketamine but, as Anonymous writes, he was won over after an extraordinary vision.

Pupils Speak Out: If you can’t give us textbooks, give us computers

The basic education minister should give pupils textbooks and technology, but in reality there's still a lack of these critical education aids.

Pupils Speak Out: Unqualified, disinterested teachers debilitate learning

Shortages, unqualified teachers and those giving lessons in areas they don't like are adding to education problems, writes one pupil.

Brazil braces for World Cup protests

Brazil is bracing for the first wave of nationwide demonstrations against staging the World Cup after activists called for action on social media.

Reuters deputy editor charged with hacking says he was fired

A Reuters deputy social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story says he has been fired.

Seoul: North Korea behind March hacking

South Korea says computers in the North were used for an onslaught that wiped hard drives on PCs at TV stations and disrupted banks.

Anonymous hackers ‘take over’ Burger King’s Twitter account

Burger King's Twitter account was hacked apparently by hackers from Anonymous who took it over and rebranded it with rival McDonald's logo and name.

Anonymous South Africa denies link to GhostShell hackers

Anonymous SA has condemned hacks by GhostShell, saying its plan to "rid South Africa of corruption" was not the same as that of the latest group's.

Labiaplasty laid bare

I am 31 years old and I have a designer vagina. That is the bare, naked truth of it.

Strike an education in corruptibility

Pupils weren't the only victim of the strike; teachers' ethics also came under siege.

Hustling for survival

A Zimbabwean woman recounts how she has learned to "hustle" in a different way for survival in South Africa -- by selling her body for freedom.

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