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Disney+ launching in South Africa and 41 other countries

The Walt Disney Company has stated that its streaming service, Disney+, will launch this winter in South Africa and 41 other countries (between 21 June and 22 September 2022). South Africans will have access to Disney+ original material as well as a large library of episodes and films from companies including Marvel, Star Wars, National […]

Riots and looting locations now available on maps

PolicyLab has launched an online map that tracks incidents of violence, looting, arson, protests and other instability during the ongoing unrest in South Africa. The Unrest Map was created by Christopher Wood and Devi Pillay, who produced a dataset of incidents using credible, verifiable reports from the media. “The map aims to provide a high-level overview of […]

POPIA Compliance- The Consumer Perspective

With the POPIA compliance deadline around the corner, businesses in South Africa are gearing up to ensure that they comply with all the regulations around the protection of your personal data. But, do South Africans really understand the rights and regulations around the use of their personal data? With regards to our consumer data, a […]

How much time do South Africans spend on Social Media?

Social Media has become part of our daily routines, filling in the time gaps we have during breaks, meals and bedtimes. But do South Africans really know how much time they spend on Social Media? Just oput into perspective of how big our nation is we should note that South Africa had a population of […]

South African Emergency numbers you should know.

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Whats New to Netflix and Showmax this week?

Keep your eyes peeled for these new films and TV shows streaming now on Netflix and Showmax. DOTA: Dragon’s Blood – S1 Netflix  IMDb – 8.9 DAM Showmax IMDb – 8.8 Hail, Caesar! Video Play IMDb – 6.3 Seaspiracy Netflix IMDb – 8.6 Burden Showmax IMDb – 6.6 The Dilemma Video Play IMDb – 5.3 Outlander – S4 Netflix IMDb – 8.4 We stand […]

2021- Bringing you the worst load shedding for South Africa

Energy expert Chris Yelland said South Africa experienced the worst load-shedding on record in 2020 and that he expects 2021 to be even worse. Yelland said “The reality is that Eskom’s energy availability factor (EAF), which is a measure of the availability of Eskom current fleet of power stations, is declining year on year.” “The […]