24.11.2018 10:43 am
Disinformation in Africa often takes the form of extreme speech inciting violence and spreading racist, misogynous, xenophobic messages.
Concerns about “fake news” have dominated discussions about the relationship between the media and politics in the developed world in recent years. The extraordinary amount of attention paid in scholarship and public debates to questions around truth, veracity and deception can be connected to the role of “fake news” in the 2016 US presidential election, and US President Donald Trump’s use of the term to dismiss his critics.
Recently, the Indian state attempted to use smart technologies to deliver safe cities for women. The strategies used to address both online and offline violence.
Adding the relative ignorance among users and healthcare professionals about how to take these new drugs safely and how to treat overdoses, it’s clear that “legal highs” are anything but a safe substitute for traditional drugs of abuse.
Recent survey data suggest that voters are beginning to care more about service delivery than about which party is doing it.
Amid the stench of corruption, the ruling party’s new leader is its one hope of retaining power, and he’s likely to use it.
South Africa has a history of burning books, and there is every reason to believe it can happen again.
E-cigarettes contain hazardous substances which, if not disposed of properly, can lead to serious damage to environmental and human health.
This would be just the start of numerous reforms needed to reverse the country’s inevitable slide into economic hell.
Informal employment makes up roughly a third or 5 million of total non-agricultural employment in South Africa’s workforce.
Zimbabwe’s president may have pulled of a masterstroke by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar.
However, it’s clear that power in the ANC remains finely balanced.
Critics fear Mnangagwa’s aim is to pin the blame for election-related violence on opposition leaders.
Data from victim and crime perception surveys help make sense of crime statistics.
An open letter to Prasa and the department of transport about the steady decline of urban train services.