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Online group wants new curriculum to make a #sexit

Sexuality education is a UN plot to take over SA, claims pro-parent social media group

In historic decision, Malawi annuls presidential election

Top court says that electoral irregularities were ‘widespread, systematic and grave’

Botswana’s media is in crisis

COMMENT We live in a divided political environment and amid radical economic disparities. But there is one thing...

Mabuza contract grows by R10m

Eskom’s negotiators in a R100-million maintenance contract came back with a proposal to push up the costs

Netflix and the smash hit tax dodge

‘The Laundromat’ is a film about corporates and the superrich using tax havens, something the streaming service itself allegedly excels at

Web threatens democracy and must be regulated – without limits on freedom of speech

The political harms caused by large scale are critical issues as well, and ought to be considered in antitrust enforcement

Boy or girl? US parents go too far in gender reveals

American parents are no longer satisfied with traditional gender reveal methods

Snapchat checks for deception in political ads

The strategy seems to be a middle ground between Facebook's controversial tolerance of proven lies in ads and Twitter's decision to ban them

A sleepwalk away from state spying

We know now that before embracing new technology, we need to ask the difficult questions

Editorial: Phone spying a threat

Software that allows governments access to the electronic communications of its citizens is a gross violation of the right to privacy

Video stars: Russian child bloggers score millions of ‘likes’

Liza Anokhina was 11 when people started recognising her in the street. Now a year older, she is one of Russia’s most...

The platform economy needs laws

Algorithms and big data could improve social well-being; currently they serve personal gain

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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