Censorship

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

In the age of the internet, censorship has acquired a new face

"Censorship strategies include repression 2.0, masked political control and technology capture"

ANC’s desire to control social media is simply undemocratic

Regulating the internet and social media, as the ANC would like to do, would be overreach and inconsistent with the characteristics of a democracy.

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs