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‘Our experiences are not because we’re an interracial couple – we’re just a couple.’

Cassarica Nadas and Gareth Mays see themselves as an ordinary couple – even if other people refer to them as being in an interracial...

Bringing free wi-fi to the people

BusWifi---thumbIn today's world, access to the internet is a necessity for many, particularly the youth, you can use it for education and job seeking. But it is often difficult and costly. Various projects and municipalities have come to the party, offering free wi-fi to residents, especially in low-income areas.

The South African government is on Ello

Social media is democracy in action, and the government is quickly catching on to its cool factor – and its ability to build personal relationships between citizens and what has always been perceived as a monolithic, out of touch structure. Social media has its downfalls, but getting up close and personal with the electorate outweighs these.

Social media means more than just business in Africa

Social media is bringing health-, nutrition-, education-, and politics-related information to Africans’ smartphones at a phenomenal rate. Now, social media giant Facebook is investing in its 100 million-strong African fanbase to build new business.

Corporate SA ‘wakes up to social media’

Large corporate brands in South Africa have woken up to social media - following in the footsteps of their customers - but are still unsure of how to use it, according to new findings from researchers World Wide Worx and analysts Fuseware.

Social media ‘breaking barriers’ in SA

Social networking has crossed the age barrier, the urban-rural divide, and even the relationship gap in South Africa, with the overall number of users in the country growing fast, according to new research.

Dale Steyn helps kids to aim high

Proteas cricketer and world number one test bowler Dale Steyn has added his name to the Disney XD Aim High campaign, and will spend a day with a lucky South African youngster, acting as mentor and sharing some of his cricketing skills.
Laureus honour for Blade Runner

Social media growing strong in SA

Social media has gone mainstream in South Africa, with both individuals and businesses embracing the available platforms and the average age of users steadily increasing as more people become connected and networks mature.
Vaal Dam becomes social networking hit

Table Mountain needs your vote

There is less than a week left to cast your vote for Table Mountain to be named as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.
Cape Town gets new nature reserves

UN award for SA’s Dr Math mobile tool

Dr Math, a mobile-based mathematics tutoring programme developed by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has received a Technology in Government in Africa award from the United Nations.