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The whistle-blower, impeachment and Trump phone call: What we know

This is what we know about the affair launched by a complaint from a mysterious whistle-blower in the US intelligence community

Nike selects NFL ‘pariah’ Kaepernick to ‘just do it’

Colin Kaepernick staged his first silent protest during the team’s third preseason game

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud related to his lobbying activities

Facebook seeks $5bn initial public offering on Wall Street

Facebook has filed to go public and is seeking a $5-billion initial public offering -- the largest flotation by a Wall Street-listed internet company.

HP surrenders as post-PC era beckons

The surest sign the post-PC era is here is the announcement by the world's top personal computer maker that it is taking steps to exit the business.

Net giants join next-gen address stress test

Facebook, Google and other tech giants have taken part in a global test of a new system designed to replace the dwindling pool of Internet addresses.

Apple denies tracking iPhones

Apple on Wednesday denied claims it was tracking iPhone users but said it would fix software "bugs" that resulted in location data being unencrypted.

Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal takes on New York Times

The two newspaper heavyweights are poised to do battle as Rupert Murdoch's <i>Journal</i> challenges Arthur Sulzberger's <i>Times</i>.

2009: The Year of Twitter and Facebook

Twitter, fuelled by smartphones and online bursts of 140 characters, soared to lofty heights over the past year while Facebook eclipsed MySpace.

Curtain falling on ‘digital decade’

While it got off to a rocky start with the Y2K bug and dotcom bubble, the era dubbed the "Digital Decade" has turned out to be a dizzying period of in

Hearst looks to digital readers of the future

With an eye on the readers of the future, US publisher Hearst announced plans on Friday to launch a digital newsstand.

All eyes on Murdoch as papers ponder digital future

Is Rupert Murdoch bluffing? Making a bold high-stakes gamble that will save the troubled newspaper industry?

Virtual education … for free

Colleges and universities across the US are offering free courses online on virtually every subject imaginable.

White House takes leap into Web 2.0

The White House took a major leap into Web 2.0 on Friday, launching pages on social networks MySpace and Facebook and sending its first "tweets".

Twitter takes Washington by storm

The halls of the US Congress are alive with the sounds of Twitter.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story