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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...

When bad reporting mirrors the thing it wants to criticise

The documentary film, The American Crusade in Africa, on Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.

Forex traders share the act

A reality show reveals the high life of those who trade in foreign currencies, but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

An Egyptian businessman in exile in Spain has been sparking protests back home with his posts

How YouTube Promotes Conspiracy Theories and Climate Change Denial

The platform’s algorithm regularly surfaces videos promoting climate denial in response to queries about climate change

Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement

In the most frenzied eSports games, players can be finished by 23 because reactions supposedly slow after that

Russia warns of ‘foreign meddling’ after protests

On Sunday, the Russian government's internet watchdog Roskomnadzor accused Google of "advertising unsanctioned mass actions" on YouTube

Detangling kinks in the hair industry

​The natural hair community in South Africa is growing. However public knowledge of what to do with my hair is still stifled

YouTube needs ‘new set of rules and laws’ — executive

Rising public pressure on YouTube and other social media platforms has prodded them to try and limit the negative aspects

YouTube comments disabled during US hate crime hearing

'Hateful comments' during congressional hearing on white nationalism prompts YouTube to disable comments section

Social media bosses face jail under ‘world first’ Australian laws

With these reforms, Australia has put itself at the forefront of global efforts to regulate social media giants more closely

NBA, YouTube unite for Africa channel

NBA Africa YouTube's first live game broadcasts will take place Sunday with Boston at Charlotte followed by the Los Angeles Clippers at New York

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs