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DStv’s Exclusive Sports Broadcasting Deals Could Be Under Threat

South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), has launched a new proposal to implement widespread changes around TV broadcasting regulations in the country with a focus on the broadcasting of sports. The proposed amendments are included in a...

South Africa’s Cash-Strapped Ruling Party Turns to Crowdfunding

The ANC, South Africa's ruling political party, has started an online crowdfunding initiative to aid the cash-strapped group in resolving its ongoing salary issues which have left some party employees aggrieved. The party shared a poster on social media, asking...

Kenyans Are Being Registered for Political Parties Without Knowledge or Consent

Kenyan users are reporting on social media that they are being signed up as members of political parties in the country without their knowledge or consent via the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP). Many are finding the...

SA Elections: FF Plus top 3 most searched parties in the last day

Google search trends indicate that South Africans are impatient to know the results and are searching for more election-related information as the news trickles out. Below is a round-up of some of the top trending election-related searches on Google...

Top Google trends this week

It’s been a busy week for South Africans, as they waited to find out whether Jacob Zuma would resign or be pushed out by parliament. Ultimately, they got their answer on Wednesday, 14 February 2018, when they were also...

Fist fights, swearing, pepper spray at SONA 2017- Twitter reacts

Last night, 9th of February,  the annual State of the Nation Address by South African President, Jacob Zuma, took place in Cape Town. The event was shrouded in controversy as Zuma had deployed 441 South African National Defence Force members and 5000 police...

Social media reacts to SA “War Room” Scandal

A scandal that implicates a number of South African politicians has been trending on Twitter since yesterday. This comes after Sihle Bolani, a Public Relations strategist took the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's ruling party to court, claiming...

Lies, lies, lies! Fake news the epidemic plaguing the Internet

The internet is a wonderful place, filled with information aplenty from thousands if not millions of different sites. You can basically find out anything you want to know on the Internet, the only problem is, it is not all...

Will social media influence African elections?

In 2013 a number of election processes took place in key countries in Africa, including Kenya, Mali and Zimbabwe, and affirmed the role that technology – specifically social media and mobile infrastructure – plays in these political processes. Technology...

ICT Country Focus: South Africa

December 2013. As South Africans were forced to come to terms with the passing of former President Nelson Mandela, the significance of this event transcended the immediate implications of a South Africa without the famous global icon and statesman. It...
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New Partnership Eases Event Creation for TikTok Users

TikTok has partnered with global events marketplace Eventbrite to offer event creators a powerful tool for promoting and selling...
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