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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.

Wikipedia editors may approve changes

Wikipedia faces a revolt among thousands of its contributors over proposals to change the way the online encyclopaedia is run.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders