digital divide
Feb 26, 2019

Project Isizwe bags Connectivity Hero award

The free WiFi advocate beats tough competition to be the named the Connectivity Hero of the year.

Sep 11, 2018

Digital divide still persists in many countries

The challenge of connecting people living in rural and remote areas to the Internet persists in many countries, says the ITU.

Apr 5, 2018

'White monopoly capital rife in SA's ICT sector'

Lobby group Progressive Blacks in ICT slams government and industry for perpetuating the digital divide in the sector.

Apr 10, 2017

Positive relations needed to bridge digital divide: experts

An expert panel agrees that amicable human and technology relationships will bridge the digital skills gap in the workplace in South Africa.

Mar 16, 2017

Unesco, GSMA champion women's online participation

The organisations want to ensure all women and girls can fully participate in the online world.

Jan 20, 2017

Network providers aim to reduce digital divide

SA's top four network operators are increasingly offering low cost and zero-rated services, in a bid to bridge the country's digital divide.


Project Isizwe, Zenzeleni make Mozilla's final five

The local Internet connectivity projects have been recognised globally for their innovative ideas to narrow the digital gap.

Oct 19, 2016

USAASA appoints CFO

The state-owned enterprise names Mahomed Chowan as its new chief finance officer.


3.9bn remain cut off from the Internet

By the end of 2016, more than half of the world's population will not yet be using the Internet, says the ITU.


The lesser spotted language

Human language technologies empower speakers of minority and endangered languages, facilitating their use online.


Township techies

A Khayelitsha-based company has built a big business teaching residents in informal settlements how to use computers. Now it is aiming to cultivate a new generation of township programmers and developers.

Oct 3, 2012

Internet culture shock

The digital divide is not only technological, but cultural too.

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