University of Johannesburg

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Sorting out the real from the unreal when it comes to the 4th Industrial Revolution

We can't simply try to work out what's going to happen during the 4th industrial revolution.

Vicious online propaganda war is being waged in Zimbabwe

Fake news is on the upsurge as Zimbabwe gears up for its watershed elections on 30 July. Mobile internet and social media have become vehicles for spreading a mix of fake news, rumour, hatred, disinformation and misinformation. This has happened because there are no explicit official rules on the use

It will take some effort to truly decolonise knowledge

It has become unfashionable to admit that one doesn’t really understand what phrases like “decolonising knowledge” or “a decolonised curriculum” mean. This is unfortunate. The process of coming to understand what decolonisation of knowledge might be is essential to achieving it – and that process is definitely not yet complete.