When to worry about an asteroid striking Earth

When to worry about an asteroid striking Earth

How to treat sensationalist headlines regarding asteroid strikes Unlike the dinosaurs, we can find and track hazardous NEOs and calculate the likelihood of them impacting Earth years, decades and even centuries before they do, giving us time to deflect them. We call this effort to save our planet from major …

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‘Rassie is the Michael Scofield of rugby’

‘Rassie is the Michael Scofield of rugby’

Eben Etzebeth says rugby needs more characters like Rassie Erasmus, who the Springbok lock hailed as one of the sport’s “next-level masterminds”. The Boks’ 2019 World Cup triumph was largely attributed to Erasmus, yet SA’s director of rugby has divided opinion with his eccentricities and unconventional methods. His leaked controversial …

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OPINIONISTA: The current political system and parties have failed us — we must change from the bottom up

OPINIONISTA: The current political system and parties have failed us — we must change from the bottom up

South Africans like myself are becoming more and more disillusioned by political parties and the current political systems that govern them. Time and time again, ordinary South Africans have tried to send strong messages bemoaning crime and diminished safety, poor service delivery, rampant corruption that has bled the public coffers …

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Vodacom entrusted by government to continue driving digital transformation in education

Vodacom entrusted by government to continue driving digital transformation in education

Vodacom’s well-established partnership with government was extended in 2021, when National Treasury awarded the company with a renewed mobile communication services contract. Through the first partnership agreement, Vodacom successfully upgraded the Gauteng Education Department’s legacy school admissions system that was formerly plagued with technical issues, resulting in slow admission processing. …

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