China says tycoon Guo Wengui wanted by Interpol

2017-04-20 05:07

China has confirmed that Interpol has issued a "red notice" for Guo Wengui, a real estate kingpin and outspoken critic of the ruling Communist Party.

US drops bid to out anti-Trump Twitter account holder

2017-04-07 22:21

The US government has dropped its effort to force Twitter to identify the owner of an anti-Trump account purported to voice dissent from federal employees, court documents have shown.

AS IT HAPPENED: Opinions divided over #BlackMonday

2017-04-03 10:12

View all the latest from the #BlackMonday campaign and various press conferences across South Africa.

Emirati academic gets 10 years in prison over tweets

2017-03-30 15:23

An Emirati academic held since August 2015 over his tweets has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'

2017-03-22 13:45

Twitter said it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for "promotion of terrorism," an increase of 60% over the prior six-month period.

After tweet insulting Trump, McDonald's says it was hacked

2017-03-17 13:03

McDonald's says it has determined that it was hacked after its Twitter account sent a message calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a President".

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has Twitter lit

2017-03-15 17:00

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's sharp wit, and an even sharper tongue, has has lit up Twitter.

Spot the difference! Real vs fake tweets about finance minister Pravin Gordhan

2017-01-30 20:05

A media analytics company has pulled together some interesting graphics illustrating that a careful strategy is behind the nasty Tweets being generated in the name of politics.

Fake news peddlers can be traced - Hawks

2017-01-23 20:16

Fake news peddlers and Twitter impersonators can run with fake information, but they will not be able to hide, the Hawks have warned.

Donald Trump praises wrong Ivanka

2017-01-17 17:14

President-elect Donald Trump wanted to praise his daughter on Twitter but has accidentally sent his message to another Ivanka in Britain.


Opposing birthday wishes for Zuma, Gordhan on Twitter

2017-04-12 17:42

Twitter users have extended very different wishes to President Jacob Zuma and his former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on their shared birthday.

PICS: The best #AntiZumaMarch memes

2017-04-07 12:57

As protests take place all around South Africa, pranksters poked fun at Number One on #AntiZumaMarches, Twitter's top trend for the day. Here are some of the best.

#ZumaMustFall makes a comeback on Twitter

2017-03-31 11:25

Following the biggest Cabinet reshuffle since President Jacob Zuma took office in 2009, the ZumaMustFall hashtag has made a comeback on Twitter.

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

2017-03-26 15:13

Twitter is considering a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools to use the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

Twitter users react to Spur altercation

2017-03-21 21:16

After a video showing a man physically threatening a woman in front of his and her children at a Spur restaurant went viral on social media, Twitter users reacted with shock, with some defending the man.

Trump: I might not be here 'if it wasn't for Twitter'

2017-03-16 21:03

President Donald Trump is defending his frequent, and often incendiary, use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the "dishonest" press

Trump's smartphone not so smart

2017-02-14 20:13

Two US senators have requested details on President Donald Trump's smartphone security, saying he could jeopardise national secrets if he is still using his old handset, as some reports say.

Elon Musk asks Twitter followers for advice on Trump travel ban

2017-01-30 11:57

The billionaire has asked his 6.9 million followers to suggest changes to US President Donald Trump’s order limiting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Haffajee to take on ‘fake news’ Twitter trolls

2017-01-22 20:14

Huffington Post SA's editor-at-large Ferial Haffajee is on a mission to hunt down trolls who have been attacking her and other journalists on Twitter.

Trump unfiltered: Tweets reveal his interests, insecurities

2017-01-10 16:17

Donald Trump's use of Twitter is giving Americans and the world something they've never seen before: A peek behind the presidential curtain.

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