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5G, the Internet of Things, geospatial technology and what underpins smart cities

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...

Beware the fake news soldiers

As social media use rises in Nigeria, so does abuse of these platforms

Folau’s social media in mystery shutdown

The former Wallaby launched legal action against Rugby Australia earlier this month, demanding an apology, compensation and the right to play again

The age of the feminist influencer

One African feminist's view on how social media clout chasing has stalled progressive politics

Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots

Christian groups attacked Muslim-owned shops in the northwestern town of Chilaw on Sunday in anger at a Facebook post by a shopkeeper, police said

WhatsApp: Cibiyar farfaganda a lokacin zaben Nijeriya

Kafofin sada zumunta sun taka muhimmiyar rawa a zaben Nijeriya da ya gabata.

‘Long overdue’: Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms

Social network extends ban on hate speech to prohibit promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism

Online nude, offline problem

Send the pic, but take measures to prevent more exposure than you wanted

Predatory Facebook is an illusory friend that uses you

It finds out all about you without your knowledge, to control you for its profit

‘On Photography’ revisited

"Susan Sontag was right about extractive, reductive photos, but her context isn’t mine"

Imagine life with no Likes

There’s money and perks to be enjoyed for those who have a reliable online following

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.