Computers

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

The computer-human relationship is evolving

Many of us already talk to our computers and soon they may suggest better ways for us to work

No human producer? No problem

A computer has, for the first time, been used to produce an album, but people are still needed for the creative side

Building a new generation of local data scientists

Projects include monitoring the effects of climate change on South Africa's coastline

Sharpest PC decline yet

Year-on-year PC shipments drastically fell in Q2 of this year, particularly in Africa and the Middle East.

Software piracy opens doors for hackers

A study has shown that cybercriminals are employing malware embedded in PCs running pirated software and sold to unsuspecting consumers or companies.

10 Things about Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing:Renowned British mathematician and computer scientist.

Computers donated in Heideveld

The department of communications donated computers to launch a computer-resource centre in Heideveld, Cape Town, last week.

Rural community gets computer lab

Two schools in rural KwaZulu-Natal received iPads and computers for more advanced math and science learning

Screens risky for toddlers

A new study says televisions, computers, cellphones and console games are causing untold harm to children under three.

‘No textbooks? I’ll print them for you …’

Canny entrepreneur Zakes Ncanywa has offered study guides and cheap computers to a resource-starved town. Nick Mulgrew spent some time with him.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it