A network of social media accounts is abusing so-called radical economic transformation (RET) policy to peddle misinformation and create racial divisions on social media. Read full article
Jacob Zuma will be a more powerful figure inside prison than he is outside it. That is because it is easier to construct heroic myths about a person who is not in the public eye, but resides in the public imagination. The network that has converged around the ex-president presents an existential threat to the...
“This is not who we are as a people.” These are the words President Cyril Ramaphosa recited in his weary, anodyne, almost defeated tone in his televised address on 12 July. Read full article
We need to pay much more serious attention to the agitation taking place in cyberspace, writes Camaren Peter Read full article
The youth of South Africa may have envisioned a very different reality for their country from what they have witnessed this past week. They need to appreciate that the painful past we carry is not going to heal itself and that the baton has now been passed to them. Read full article
In less than a month, 12 Twitter accounts became central to the instigation that caused mayhem and destruction as they spearheaded the call to release Jacob Zuma from prison. Read full article
Social media was used as an amplification tool, with images and videos used out of context to manipulate the public, deceiving people to believe that past events were taking place in the present. Read full article
OPED: Bird of freedom reduced to ashes By Dr Nobody I doubt you’ve seen this strange byline before, and I really hope you won’t see it again. You see, just for today, I want to be a professional nobody. I do not want to be a Black or White person. I don’t want to be...