Technology

Izwi Lami: a tech tool for rape survivors

The pervasiveness of rape in South Africa means there are many survivors in need of tools that empower them. Online platform Health-e News launched a campaign...

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...

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...

To tweet or not to tweet: #SocialMediaBlackout

Despite last year's #DataMustFall campaign, little has been done to lower the costs. Now, folk on Twitter are calling for a social media blackout: a...

Why SA’s Renewable Energy Project Is Still On The Rocks

In early March, the new minister of energy Jeff Radebe announced that 27 independent renewable energy power projects would be signed by the state...

How a Loophole in SA Laws Makes it Easy for Government...

Living in the technology age means that most people are glued to their mobile phones for extraordinary amounts of time. Most people cannot wake...

The sun is rising on renewable energy technologies

We find ourselves on the verge, once again, of global shifts such as migration and severe climate change among many other challenges forged as...

Twitter helps Babes Wodumo look for her USB

Twitter had no chill after Babes Wodumo, the gqom queen who is most famous for the single, Wololo, outed herself as technologically challenged. On...

What Happened? Ndalo Media And The Decline Of Consumer Publications

It is not a secret that the Consumer Publication industry both in South Africa and globally has been struggling for the past few years....

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...

How technology is changing elections in Kenya

With its thriving IT industry and net savvy population, Kenya has been touted as Africa's “silicon savannah”. This has manifested itself in several ways...

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...

This young engineer’s inspiring journey to Davos

Zimbabwean-born young female engineer Shamiso Kumbirai, 28,  is one of the South Africans who will be departing to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic...

Five woke influencers you should be following

Influence marketing isn’t just about advertising a particular brand. Some individuals who have used this platform to shed light on social issues and help...

Why Numsa and NUM Hate The New Independent Power Producers Deal

On Wednesday, energy minister Jeff Radebe signed a R55.92 billion contract with 27 independent renewable energy power producers which is set to produce more...

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...

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...

What The US Ban Of Huawei Ban Means For South Africa

UPDATE: In a flip flop decision, and with no explanation, President Donald Trump announced last weekend that US companies would be allowed...

Benin Repeals Social Media Tax After Protests

After 10 days of mobilisation with more than 500,000 people being affected by the social media tax, the government in Benin have decided to...

We’re Giving Away ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ Movie Tickets, In Partnership...

Five Fingers for Marseilles is an original South African Western, and has been described as a work of art. The film releases on April...
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