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Teaching cannot live on technology alone

The assumption of digital fluency for staff and students threatens a socially just education system

How to create a new and better normal in the education sector

The education sector should use the opportunity of Covid-19 to address its challenges strategically

Leading others in a time of crisis

Like other sectors, higher education should continue to respond optimally to the coronavirus and map out a new path

Technology can uplift world’s ‘bottom billion’

Technology is often oversold as either a panacea for the world’s problems or a curse inflicting disruption and displacement on the most vulnerable

The council of Icasa: towards an inclusive digital society

The commodification of the internet is an infringement of poor people's constitutional right to access information

​The digital age erases the divide between humans and objects

Africa, with its ancient conceptions of the relations between being and matter, is fertile ground for digital technologies.

Digital death planning for dummies

What happens to your life on the internet when you pass away? Qudsiya Karrim explores the options.

India’s digital divide worst among Brics

Indians are missing out on the digital revolution as the poor lack internet access despite having one of the world's fastest growing economies.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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