2010 World Cup memories shared by twitter netizens

2010 World Cup memories shared by twitter netizens

As the investigations to how South Africa won the bid to host the 2010 World Cup continue, I can't help but wonder what level of damage this has on the country in regard to our international relations with the rest of the world. Never the less I personally thought we did a splendid job playing host…

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4 things SONA2015 laid bare about the Internet and digital technology

Incidents that kicked off President Jacob Zuma's 2015 State of the Nation Address (SONA2015) on February 12th added to a growing list of democratic South Africa's firsts, including the initial jamming of the signal that made it impossible to publish goings-on in parliament via the Internet. Each South African has a different take on the latest firsts, as…

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#Netizens have spoken

A new perspective is always needed for a change. It's a new year and it's time to give hope a chance. Ahead of the state of the nation address for 2015 from the President of South Africa, @PresidencyZA opened up to suggestions from netizens. But it seems last year's matters are still hot topics. According…

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Samsung Galaxy A broke #GuinnessWorldRecord in South Africa today

As part of Samsung's launch of Galaxy A into South African market, a Guinness World Record of most selfies uploaded in 24 hours was broken. All the images in this Storify were taken in Sandton City, Johannesburg. Durban and Cape Town were also participating simultaneously. See how it went in the embedded Storify below. There…

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Infographic: Drinking and driving in South Africa

Summer 2014 is now behind us in South Africa , but some are counting the costs of loss - in terms of both family and economy. Here is an infographic on drinking and driving in South Africa. Clearly, alcohol abuse is a costly business.  

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Is battle of mobile takeaway apps hotting up?

  I published a post in January this year, where I compared Mr Delivery and Appetite takeaway food online solutions. My key finding was that Mr Delivery, arguably the pioneer of takeaway food delivery market in South Africa, did not have a mobile app. This post is a follow-up, given the summer holiday season when restaurant…

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