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Apr 6, 2021

Facebook, WHO promote authoritative COVID-19 vaccines info

The social media giant and the World Health Organisation partner to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms.

3:40
Mar 3, 2021

South Africa among countries most sceptical about 5G

Many are still cynical about the next-generation tech, routinely searching online to query 5G’s safety and its connection to COVID-19, despite these concerns being debunked as fallacies.

4:30
Jan 11, 2021

Ramaphosa warns against spreading COVID-19 disinformation

President Cyril Ramaphosa used the ANC’s 8 January statement to urge against the spread of disinformation relating to the coronavirus.

2:20

5G-coronavirus falsehoods threaten telecoms investment, says minister

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams slams attacks on the country’s cellphone network towers, labelling the 5G-coronavirus misinformation as a threat to telecoms investment.

4:30

UJ’s Prof Marwala clears up 5G myths

As the fifth-generation technology era ramps up, citizens must be educated to position SA strategically, says Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.

2:50

Grim forecast for Huawei’s global smartphone ranking

TrendForce expects Huawei to slip to seventh place in smartphone rankings.

2:30
Jan 5, 2021

Councillor reignites 5G-coronavirus conspiracy

An ANC eThekwini councillor says the virus comes from 5G towers.

3:30

SA to use barcodes to track and trace COVID-19 vaccines

Government moves to establish an electronic data system to manage and surveil coronavirus vaccines.

2:40
Dec 10, 2020

Google reveals top local searches for 2020

The Internet search engine’s search trends list shows coronavirus was top of everyone’s mind in SA this year.

2:30
Sep 15, 2020

Binance Charity donates 9 600 KN95 masks to SA

As of 14 September, the blockchain-powered donation platform has shipped medical supplies to over 20 affected countries.

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Govt app looks to prevent second wave of COVID-19 infections

The health department unveils the COVID Alert SA app in the hopes to combat a second wave of infections of the deadly virus.

2:40
Jul 16, 2020

Airbnb teams up with SweepSouth, Propaclean

The new partnerships with SweepSouth and Propaclean will see Airbnb hosts and domestic workers trained in the latest safety and cleaning standards.

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