Cybercrimes are on the rise in South Africa. With the regulation of social media platforms – including WhatsApp – on the cards, can South Africans truly trust the state with their private communications?
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been fending of numerous attacks since his re-appointment. While he has managed to stand his ground so far, President Jacob Zuma’s master plan to get rid of Gordhan is at its culmination as he prepares to deliver his budget speech.
Tensions have been building ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address. Amid the possibility of more disruptions, Zuma has taken steps to ensure the ANC’s presence is felt.
A sudden rise in fake news has resulted in a factual crisis. While alternative facts are rarely a new occurrence, the established media and audiences are faced with a new dilemma: how to separate fact from fiction in the information age.