Facebook, WHO promote authoritative COVID-19 vaccines info
The social media giant and the World Health Organisation partner to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms.
South Africa among countries most sceptical about 5G
Many are still cynical about the next-generation tech, routinely searching online to query 5G’s safety and its connection to COVID-19, despite these concerns being debunked as fallacies.
Ramaphosa warns against spreading COVID-19 disinformation
President Cyril Ramaphosa used the ANC’s 8 January statement to urge against the spread of disinformation relating to the coronavirus.
5G-coronavirus falsehoods threaten telecoms investment, says minister
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams slams attacks on the country’s cellphone network towers, labelling the 5G-coronavirus misinformation as a threat to telecoms investment.
UJ’s Prof Marwala clears up 5G myths
As the fifth-generation technology era ramps up, citizens must be educated to position SA strategically, says Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.
Grim forecast for Huawei’s global smartphone ranking
TrendForce expects Huawei to slip to seventh place in smartphone rankings.
Councillor reignites 5G-coronavirus conspiracy
An ANC eThekwini councillor says the virus comes from 5G towers.
SA to use barcodes to track and trace COVID-19 vaccines
Government moves to establish an electronic data system to manage and surveil coronavirus vaccines.
Google reveals top local searches for 2020
The Internet search engine’s search trends list shows coronavirus was top of everyone’s mind in SA this year.
Binance Charity donates 9 600 KN95 masks to SA
As of 14 September, the blockchain-powered donation platform has shipped medical supplies to over 20 affected countries.
Govt app looks to prevent second wave of COVID-19 infections
The health department unveils the COVID Alert SA app in the hopes to combat a second wave of infections of the deadly virus.