Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises for ‘breaching’ lockdown rules
Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave, ordered to deliver public apology
President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to suspend communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for two months, after she violates the country’s lockdown regulations.
Comms minister in hot water for ‘breaking’ lockdown rules
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will face president Cyril Ramaphosa after a social media post purports her to be breaking lockdown rules.
Facebook, YouTube up fight against 5G, COVID-19 falsehoods
Amid the surge of social media rumours linking coronavirus to 5G technologies, some platforms have stepped up the fight against the baseless claims.
Facebook ad revenue takes knock as COVID-19 escalates
The social media giant says its business is being adversely affected by the pandemic, like so many others around the world.
Comms department fights COVID-19 fake news
The department engages social media platform owners to mitigate the spread of digital misinformation about coronavirus in SA.
WhatsApp is top information source for COVID-19 in Africa
A survey shows South Africans, Kenyans and Nigerians refer to social media for coronavirus information, noting WhatsApp as the primary source.