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A tangled web: UK judge’s spider brooch trends online

Judge Brenda Hale delivered the court’s damning verdict against Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a huge glittery spider pinned to her right shoulder

Jumia, Africa’s e-unicorn?

The company may have more than four million customers, but it has not yet made a profit

Original copy of ‘Schindler’s List’ up for sale on ebay

An original copy of the list of Jews Oskar Schindler saved from the Holocaust is up for sale on eBay, with the starting bid set at $3-million.

Tech drives dialogue, dialogue drives social change

Technology has helped us transform our world for the better and has also allowed us to connect effortlessly over distances.

EBay, PayPal sue Google over mobile wallet

Within hours of the unveiling of "Google Wallet" on Thursday, eBay and PayPal filed a lawsuit charging that Google tapped into trade secrets.

Skype’s owners set to make $5-billion

Skype's owners, led by private equity firm Silver Lake, are set to earn more than three times their investment on the sale of Skype to Microsoft.

Microsoft reportedly mulling Skype buy

US software giant Microsoft is near to clinching a deal to buy internet telephony pioneer Skype for $7-billion to $8-billion, media reports say.

eBay bids $1,96-billion for GSI to take on Amazon

Auction site eBay moved to bolster its ability to take on number one web retailer Amazon.com with a $1,96-billion takeover bid for GSI Commerce.

Skype trade secrets were stolen to help eBay sale, founders claim

The founders of Skype have alleged its trade secrets were stolen to help facilitate its sale by eBay, in a move which could scupper the $2bn deal.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

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Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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