Internet

Complaining is a kind of connectivity

'One reader described this as the most boring column I had ever written. I hope to out-bore it soon, perhaps even with this account of its sequelae'

​The Foxy Five: Issue-driven, thinly written but rich with potential

The creator of  ‘The Foxy Five’ deserves praise, but the writing could improve.

Help! I have acute internet FOMO

The world in 2016: witness the litness.

Beware of the web’s dark side

The hidden internet is a creepy, dangerous place with some advantages but many disadvantages.

When death goes viral: Q&A with Tarryn Crossman on the multifaceted ways grief mixes with social media

Filmmaker Tarryn Crossman’s second documentary film, Timelines, is a story about death in the digital age.

Five internet gems to make you feel old and uncool

These websites are a style inspiration and aesthetically on point.

Mushroom Hour Half-Hour: From pirate radio to podcasts

Nhlanhla Mngadi and Andrew Curnow's indulgent podcasts and live-recorded jam sessions are headed for wax.

Fibre optic turf war pushes speeds up and prices down

While the giant telecommunications companies fiddled, smaller firms started laying internet cables and consumers are ultimately winning.

Will the new media code rein in haters?

For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material

SA flunked golden IT opportunities

The industry provided an incredible chance to create new jobs but the political will failed.

Psychologist RATs on hackers

“We know a lot about real-world criminology. We don’t know anything about cyber juvenile delinquency.”

Hashish and Russia’s big HTTPS problem

Russia is trying strategies to circumvent the secure HTTPS internet protocol.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories