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Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications

Because most fake news is spread on social media where young people feel comfortable, the government should ask for their help

Battle of the websites: Dlamini-Zuma vs Ramaphosa

Her platform says little about her ambitions but the images stretch beyond South Africa’s borders.

Active-Active: It’s no longer down to downtime

The Huawei Cloud Congress presents the Active-Active data centre as a solution to the increasingly memory captive website, writes Liron Segev.

M&G Women site: A ghetto or a platform?

Was launching M&G Women a smart move? Site editor Aliki Karasaridis and editor-in-chief Chris Roper debate the pros and cons with readers.

20 years on, the world’s first web page to be reborn

The world's first web page will be dragged out of cyberspace and restored as part of a project to celebrate 20 years of the web.

Free State: Our website budget was audited

The Free State has defended the more than R40-million allocated for its website revamp, saying the budget was assessed by the auditor general.

Act puts noose around the internet’s neck

A badly drafted law easily allows anyone to censor the content of websites hosted in South Africa, writes Leon de Kock

Web policing a global challenge

Whether it be child pornography or a politically sensitive painting, banning content widely distributed online is often pure symbolic futility.

Pittsburgh paper launches online charging scheme

<i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i> starts members' club offering readers extra content, access to journalists and special events.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

CR17 report is not perfect, but the investigation was rational, court hears

So says public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane’s lawyer, who said she had reason to suspect the money was being laundered through the campaign

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up