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Johannesbourg: activité constante sur les réseaux sociaux cet été

Les vacances sont terminées et les embouteillages sont de retour à Joburg (aka Johannesbourg). Il faudra encore attendre 12 mois avant les prochaines vacances, pour que les routes soient degagées et que les centres commerciaux et lieux d'intérêts publics soient plus calmes. Pourquoi Johannesbourg est-elle si calme...

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Joburg’s social traffic was active in Summer

The holidays are over, and the unbearable traffic jams are back in Joburg (aka Johannesburg). It will be another 12 months before another holiday season, when there are fewer cars on the city's roads, and shopping malls and places of interest are quieter. Why is Joburg peaceful...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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