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Koeksisters and langarm for Tumi Morake during racial storm

2017-09-22 14:12

People who tuned in to Jacaranda FM hoping to hear a spot of anti-white banter from Tumi Morake have come in for some disappointment.

Cape Town youth pastor nabbed for possession of child porn

2017-09-08 12:40

A Rondebosch youth pastor has been arrested for sexual offences suspected to involve as many as 60 children, authorities has said.

WATCH: Desperate Harvey victims turn to social media to get rescued

2017-08-28 22:17

Desperate Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their locations and images of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings.

'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

2017-08-22 11:49

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

Police: Woman posts Snapchat video of herself being raped

2017-08-09 18:39

Authorities in Ohio say a woman has posted Snapchat video of herself being raped, and a friend who saw it alerted police.

Makhosi Khoza 'unfazed and unshaken' as she fights ANC disciplinary charges

2017-08-01 12:02

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says she is "unfazed and unshaken" as she prepares to fight disciplinary charges against her for alleged misconduct.

Author of 'black baboons' MiWay email apologises

2017-07-28 18:40

A former MiWay client has apologised for writing and distributing an email in which the insurance company’s black customers are referred to as baboons.

702 to 'engage' social media producer for 'dog vs baby' tweet

2017-07-24 14:35

Primedia Broadcasting has said it would "engage" with a social media producer responsible for a tweet comparing two black children with dogs to determine what motivated the post which has caused uproar on Twitter.

Cape Town teen arrested for 'bogus' park attack story

2017-07-19 18:05

A 17-year-old Cape Town girl has been arrested for allegedly falsely claiming that two men attacked and stabbed her in a Brackenfell park.

Trump's Twitter-smack down of CNN his most retweeted post

2017-07-06 06:09

A mock video tweeted by President Donald Trump showing him pummelling a man whose face is covered by the CNN logo, has become Trump's most-shared post on the platform

 

Australia church cancels wedding after Facebook gay marriage post

2017-09-15 13:45

Australia's prime minister has defended a church's right not to marry some couples following reports a woman's wedding was cancelled after she posted support for same-sex marriage on Facebook ahead of a national vote.

'I am okay' – Senzo Mchunu on car shooting rumours

2017-09-06 15:46

Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has rubbished rumours that his car has been shot at.

SA Jewish Board appalled by Andile Mngxitama holocaust tweet

2017-08-24 11:34

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies has expressed shock at a tweet by Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama claiming that the legacy of the holocaust was not all negative.

Hopkins insists on Caster Semenya 'facts' in tweet storm

2017-08-12 19:35

Columnist Katie Hopkins has refused to back down from her negative commentary on South African Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya.

Case opened against deputy minister over alleged assault - Mbalula

2017-08-07 08:18

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a case has been opened against deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana for an alleged assault against a woman at the weekend.

British minister to meet US tech execs over online extremism

2017-08-01 09:10

Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd will meet US tech leaders in Silicon Valley to try and push back against "ruthless" extremists inciting terror online.

Musk, Zuckerberg duel over artificial intelligence

2017-07-25 22:13

Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg have been trading jabs on social media over artificial intelligence in a debate that has turned personal between the two technology luminaries.

New Nelson Mandela University logo slated as 'toddler lego blocks'

2017-07-21 17:34

While the renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to just the Nelson Mandela University has mostly been accepted as a positive step, reactions to its new logo have been negative.

Australia to force Facebook, WhatsApp to hand over encrypted messages

2017-07-14 15:19

Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws.

Social media 'bots' distorting global politics - study

2017-06-21 12:00

A wave of "computational propaganda", largely driven by Russia, is impacting politics around the world by spreading misinformation designed to manipulate public opinion, researchers say.

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