The battle is on for rapid broadband

A delay in policy directive is raising the stakes in the telecommunications sector's battle for high-speed spectrum.

Academics make jump to lightspeed internet

Data and computing initiatives are joining forces to forge a high-speed research network for South Africa.

The right to be forgotten, sometimes

Thousands are fighting for the right to be forgotten on the internet, a place where embarrassments are rarely erased, writes Alistair Fairweather.

More than three billion using the internet

The latest figures released by the ITU show that global Internet penetration has increased almost seven-fold in the past 15 years.

On Freud, Twitter and cunnilingus

Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud's 'Dora' case study illuminates the tumescent myopia of Twitter's self-fellating idiots.

Man dies after Internet gaming binge

Doctors have confirmed that a Taiwanese man suffered cardiac failure, ruling it a "sudden death" from prolonged computer gaming.

The internet – magnifying truths and falsehoods

Although we are living in an age of infinite information, existing in a comfortable bubble has never been easier, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Local technology, international potential

Products like M4JAM and Webfluential show the quality of tech innovation in SA and teach us to celebrate local pioneers, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Africa to get its own web encyclopedia

The online encyclopedia will serve as a repository for the continent's rich traditions, crafts and culture.

M&G’s ‘PC Review’: How the internet changed 20 years ago

Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the internet by the Weekly Mail.

Losing my religion: Is the internet killing faith in the US?

The number of Americans saying they have no religion has risen alongside internet usage – but there is a simple explanation.

What’s next for the internet?

Nathaniel Borenstein, the inventor of email, lays out his top three predictions for the future of the world wide web.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

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

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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