Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Technology

How After Hours Game Shows Mental Illness

After Hours is a video game that deals with gender-based violence and Borderline Personality Disorder. It was created by Bahiyya Khan, a 23-year-old Experimental...

The Mbegu Platform: Helping The Youth Find Solutions To Problems In...

South Africa is failing its youth - particularly its poor youth. Despite the ability of young people to creatively pose solutions to the problems...

MUT Student’s No Plastic Water Purification Company

AS TOLD TO Nkululeko Msomi, a 25-year-old final year chemical engineering student at the Mangosuthu University of Technology...

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists showcases SA’s bright future in STEM

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have created solutions to the pressing problems of modern life. Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science...

Looking at South Africa’s digital divide for #WTISD 

May 17 marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). It is a day that is marked around the world. WTISD is...

Dear moms: we love you, but you need to take better...

Selfies have fast become the preferred method of taking self portraits. Unfortunately our parents haven't gotten with it. When you log onto Facebook, you're...

Five women’s rights campaigns you need to support

Women's Month is about commemorating the queens among us and fighting for the equality women deserve. To celebrate the work women are doing to...

WSU student misappropriated R818 000 in financial aid

A financial aid beneficiary at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) accidentally received an allowance of R14.1 million rand from IntelliMali, the company which facilitates student...

Is Facebook’s name change a self fulfilling dystopia

The company formerly known as Facebook has changed its name to Meta. An audacious move that appropriates the term  “Metaverse”, which is...

The Gruve App Helps Users Locate The Groove, But At What...

A new app will allow users to host and attend events and activities in users’ areas. Launching in November 2019, the app...

Ubumbano Wants To Empower Communities To Tell Their Own Stories

Your smartphone is a powerful tool. It is a basis of a terrible inequality, and one of the reasons that the Democratic Republic of...

How Mobile Journalism Is Empowering Citizen Storytelling Around The World

"We've seen the evolving of journalism based on technology just by mobile phones and the democratisation of social media," mobile journalism trainer...

There’s a call to delay the analogue television switch-off. Here’s why.

For the past six months or so, the government has been sending SMSes encouraging people to go digital. It is part of...

The Faculty Of Best Advisory Helps Rural And Township Students Flourish...

"We didn't start with anything, we just started with an idea that we need to impact lives and change the material conditions of young...

Our Devices Have Completely Taken Over Our Lives

A study released by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, has revealed that 50% of couples have argued about device overuse. The surveyed people admitted...

How The DA Would Fix Higher Education

The Democratic Alliance said it would merge the higher education and training department with science and technology, and also issue bursaries for poor students...

Game Of Thrones 3D Generalist On Animation

Animation is a dynamic and exciting field, but it's a highly-skilled profession that makes it difficult to get into. Three-dimensional generalist Thomas Kutschera who...

WhatsApp wants to share your data with Facebook. Here’s why that’s...

The messaging platform has told users to allow it to share more of their data with parent company Facebook or have their...

This YouTube Series Is The Modern Day ‘I Write What I...

If you're looking for fresh YouTube content, you might want to check out #UnPolicedExpressions. Follow Nyiko Shikwambane and Naledi Chirwa as they navigate leaving...

Vodacom makes access to university websites free for staff and students

Good news for students and staff of universities in South Africa. If you’re a Vodacom subscriber, you can access online university portals for free....
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