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Communications minister Dina Pule “has no intention of apologising to the Sunday Times at this stage”, her spokesman, Siya Qoza, told TechCentral on Monday. In addition, she did not attempt to arrange a meeting with the paper or ask anyone to represent her at such a meeting

Pupils are not taught to think, to solve problems or to read independently because most of their teachers do not know how to teach these skills, it was reported on Monday.

The first national evaluation of how pupils in grades one, two and three are taught showed

The South African Police Service has agreed to begin an investigation into alleged corruption involving appointments by communications minister Dina Pule and her alleged romantic partner Phosane Mngqibisa at the department of communications and state-owned entities in the sector. The Democratic Alliance requested

Communications minister Dina Pule has allegedly backtracked on her bribery claims against the Sunday Times’ investigations team. However, she stopped short of apologising to the paper for claims that its journalists were acting on the instructions of unnamed “handlers” when they ran a series of articles about her

More than 100 years after Briton J Stuart Blackton made the first animated movie by drawing sketches on white paper, IBM Research has produced the smallest movie in the world, by creating pictures with atoms. Computers have become faster and are able to store more

Had too much to drink and can’t drive? Dryver is a new social network that allows you to connect to friends in the your vicinity who might be willing to take you home. Commissioned by Tops at Spar liquor outlets, the Dryver application is available for free for Apple, Android, BlackBerry and

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has published the the long-awaited results of its quality-of-service tests for South Africa’s three largest mobile networks, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C. Their networks were tested in Gauteng, the Eastern Cape, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, and

MTN was trading nearly 3% higher on the JSE in afternoon trading on Thursday after it emerged that rival Turkcell had filed to drop its US$4,2bn lawsuit against the South African-headquartered telecommunications operator. The counter has added 18,7% in

Mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile South Africa has cut the price of its prepaid price plans, with its new standard rates matching the retail tariffs charged by Cell C, on whose network the company roams. Virgin has launched two prepaid

Companies should develop policies to deal with the use of social media in the workplace, a law firm said on Thursday. “In order to strike the appropriate balance between the conflicting rights of an employer and its employees, human resource practitioners should collaborate with