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Government may introduce basic coding in SA schools

Government will consider introducing computer coding in South Africa’s education system, communications deputy minister Pinky Kekana said on Wednesday. “The time has come for us to introduce basic coding in our

Cryptocurrencies fall after yet another heist

Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was the victim of a theft, renewing concerns about the safety of digital-asset trading venues. Bithumb, ranked by Coinmarketcap

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What Eskom workers are really paid

The country is facing load shedding due to the disruption of Eskom operations by striking Eskom employees. The management of the utility, which is at risk of losing its going concern status, earlier announced there

Interview: CSIR research engineer Osei Ofosu

In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod talks to Osei Ofosu, research engineer at the CSIR’s materials science and manufacturing division, about a new bioplastics innovation that the institution believes could help save


Inflation slows to 5-year low

South Africa’s inflation rate fell in May as food prices rose at the slowest pace since 2013, reducing chances that the central bank will increase interest rates later this year. Consumer prices climbed 4.4% from a year

Solo lacks Star Wars mojo

The Force was weak with Solo. Walt Disney’s latest offering from the Star Wars film franchise opened to disappointing weekend sales in the US and Canada, a rare slip for a movie studio that has dominated the box office for