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The poverty of poor economics

The winners of the Nobel prize in economics experiment on poor people, but their research doesn’t solve poverty

MIT honours #MeToo movement trailblazers

The 2018 Media Lab Disobedience Award has been awarded to three leading figures behind the #MeToo and #MeTooSTEM movements

Lawsuit seeks proof of CIA meddling in Mandela’s arrest

An American student has filed a lawsuit against the CIA to unearth the exact level of the agency's complicity in the 1962 arrest of Nelson Mandela.

MIT shooting, Boston bombings link remains unclear

Police have descended on a Boston suburb amid reports of gunfire and explosions after a university police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.

What do you want your phone to do?

What do you want your cellphone to be able to do? A Massachusetts Industry of Technology professor put that question to about 20 computer-science students this semester when he gave them one assignment: design a software program for cellphones that use Google's upcoming Android mobile operating system.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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