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YouTube steers viewers to climate denial videos: nonprofit

YouTube has driven millions of viewers to climate denial videos, a US activist group said on Thursday as it called for stopping "free promotion...

Feminist porn answers a need

Women viewers are increasing and that could help to usher in the sex revolution we are hankering after

Wiki foundation wants to ‘decolonise the internet’

Wikipedia contributors are few in Africa

Get into the mania, Wiki wants your contributions

The 14th annual Wikimania conference brought together more than 500 people to discuss the future of Wikipedia and free knowledge globally

Cellphone providers give learners free Wikipedia

A group of grade 12 pupils asked all South Africa's cellphone providers for free Wikipedia on their phones, and they got it.

Wikipedia hopes for billion users with mobile

Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.

Wikipedia’s ‘Goan War’ unmasked as hoax

A seemingly meticulous entry about a 17th century conflict between colonial Portugal and India's Maratha empire has been outed as a hoax.

WTF: The internet’s secretive hangouts

Niren Tolsi goes deep into the web to find the underground world that lives on the Hidden Wiki.

Calls for Wikipedia to keep up with the times

The public knowledge website is more than a decade old and remains among the top 10 Internet sites in the world, but some say it is becoming dowdy.

A mouthful of Sopa

The protest against Sopa and Pipa has shown that governments of all stripes need to fear the internet, writes <b>Alistair Fairweather</b>.

Wikipedia stages blackout to fight anti-piracy Bill

As US websites black out their content to fight SOPA, local analysts say the US anti-piracy Bill could seriously affect South African consumers too.

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs