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New app developed to detect Twitter bots — in any language

A new application is able to detect auto-generated tweets independent of the language used relying on machine learning

‘Williams defended The New Age’ — Manyi

During his testimony, Mzwanele Manyi told the commission that Williams had changed her position on the controversial business breakfast briefings

Editorial: Let’s go down memory lane

'Two years later, it is still quite a marvel to understand how deep the Guptas’ network ran'

ANC did not bully Nedbank’ — CEO

Though the ANC did not attempt to browbeat Nedbank into reversing its decision, 'veiled threats' were made to the bank at a subsequent meeting.

#StateCaptureInquiry: ‘Banks did not collude in cutting Gupta ties’ — FNB official

Johan Burger's testimony dealt with attempts by the ANC and government to intervene in the closure of the accounts

State capture inquiry: Zondo to hear why banks cut Gupta ties

In 2016, Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Sasfin unexpectedly cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shut down their bank accounts.

How the Guptas got school children to draw invitations for Sun City wedding

A company linked to the family initiated a drawing competition in the North West where pupils designed invitations for the lavish wedding

Manyi files for liquidation of Afro Voice

The negative perception of its previous owners, the Guptas, persisted which also negatively impacted the company’s financials, Manyi explained

Court lifts AFU restraint order in Vrede dairy case

Luxury vehicles, immovable properties and bank accounts were some of the assets which were subject to the provisional restraint order

Court dismisses Guptas’ bid to hold onto jet

The ruling came after EDC and Stoneriver approached the court with an urgent application earlier in March asking it to ground the aircraft

First direct blow against Guptas

Gupta brother’s bank account frozen to recover R220-million.

Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business

'The entire, vast, expensive edifice of surveillance and control failed'

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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