Google is an integral part of the internet and, well, searching for information on the internet. So when you apply the search giant's extensive trends system to societal issues in South Africa, you almost always get interesting results.
An interesting counter-trend is emerging among the world's most popular apps. With Facebook launching the likes of Messenger Lite and Facebook Lite last year to cater for emerging markets, Microsoft is following suit debuting Skype Lite this week.
You might think South Africa's Parliament is filled with seasoned individuals who have sat through many a State of the Nation Address and Budget Speech, but it also plays host to parliamentarians like Hlomela Bucwa.
� The biggest and most immediate challenge government faced as it entered the democratic transition was the unacceptable high levels of poverty and inequality inherited from the apartheid government that still define the new South Africa today.
Recently, I published an article about 17 South African startups to watch out for 2017. The piece included a range of well-known companies that achieved some pretty amazing things in 2016, such as Zoona, OfferZen, and Rainfin.
Sex sells and South Africans are totally buying. This past weekend sawFifty Shades Darkerhold strong in first place at the box office, suggesting that plot and character development are irrelevant when you can watch stock charactersget kinky enough for middle-aged white women.
The South African government should know by now: Twitterdoes not take anything seriously. So when it created #AskThePublicProtector, it should have come as no surprise that no one was using it to ask Busisiwe Mkhwebane questions she would ever read aloud.
Less than a month after users boycotted Uber due to CEOTravis Kalanick's ties to US President Donald Trump,a former employee has sparked new outrage over a blog post detailing institutionalised sexism at the company.