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Protecting South Africa in the digital information and entertainment age

The Films and Publications Amendment Act aims to protect citizens, but new technology requires that the regulations and guidelines are updated

Censorship, surveillance could be the biggest rights challenges post Covid-19

The impacts of these infringements could last well beyond the life of the Covid-19 pandemic

Censorship, the unexpected side-effect of Covid-19

If the coronavirus outbreak has taught us anything beyond the necessity of washing our hands, it is that its victim has been leadership

The politics of guilt and the violence of the archive

During the lockdown, artists must rethink their place in the system. Now is the chance to advocate and appreciate the human condition of being constantly and chaotically in flux

How opposition parties in Africa can make friends and influence people

Only by demonstrating that it would perform better in office while building trust within the wider population can the opposition force improvements in the electoral system while also growing the party

The digital breadcrumbs behind the M&G’s censorship attack

From the US to Cameroon, from SA to South Sudan to Spain. Tracking down the people trying to take our site down took us all over the internet

Fake news: Censorship’s no solution

The public, not private companies or governments, should limit dangerous digital deception

Russians on trial for sharing memes, networks ask for law change

The case against Eduard Nikitin is part of a wider trend that has seen Russian authorities bring charges against people for innocuous posts

Weekly Mail drew a line on censorship

​In the 1980s, the apartheid state imposed successive states of emergency, including censorship of the media

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China

Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China's draconian censorship rules

Rating ‘Inxeba’ as porn is artistic illiteracy

Whatever our private views, they cannot be the grounds on which to ban a work of art

Journalists fired when US magazine tried to hide exposé

Editors and journalists at renowned Newsweek were fired as the company that owns the magazine sought to suppress an exposé

Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop

China's emerging hip hop subculture seemed destined to run afoul of the Communist Party, which has dramatically tightened its grip on free expression

What is net neutrality and why it matters

The US's Federal Communications Commission looks to end the 2015 Open Internet Order on Thursday. Here's a guide to net neutrality and why it matters.

Mbali Ntuli and the fine line some DA members must walk on social media

Some political analysts believe individuals should be allowed to dissent freely in a political party while still upholding its values

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Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

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