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5 March 2015
27 Nov 2013
SA: Statement by the Department of Labour, dismisses social media impersonators (27/11/2013)
The Ministry of Labour has distanced itself from people purporting to speak on behalf of Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant on social media sites. Herbert Mkhize, special advisor to the minister,...
Will social media influence election campaigning in South Africa?
A big change in political campaigning since South Africa’s last national elections has been the rise in social media. But how has this new dynamic manifested in South Africa, and to what extent is...
04 Oct 2013
Social media and the law
Phatshoane Henney Attorneys
Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have become an integral part of our everyday lives and have an important role to play in our social environment and help us keep in...
18 Sep 2013
What can be expected from young voters in South Africa's 2014 elections?
South Africa’s youth is often seen as a ‘lost generation’; one with no causes or political purpose, an apathetic generation. Some, however, have opted out of democratic processes such as elections...
02 Nov 2012
To name or not to name, that is the question
The recent dismissal of a staff member at a daily newspaper in Johannesburg for making inappropriate comments on Twitter about the publication, poses new dilemmas for South African employers. The...

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