Beware of Pokémon Go Hackers!
Pokémon Go has turned into an overnight obsession, or rather a distraction, depending on who you ask. By getting players out into the world of the living, it has been encouraging many positive life changes to those with mental illnesses and individuals experiencing severe loneliness. However, as with any new digital craze, it stands to be a gold mine for hackers and individuals alike who wish to gain from someone else’s success.
President Jacob Zuma has made numerous headlines over the past couple of years, none to be exceptionally proud of. It seems that the wheel may have turned today when the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg, South Africa found Zuma to be ‘unconstitutional’ by failing to uphold, defend and ultimately respect the Constitution– which ended in a verdict stating that President Jacob Zuma has to pay back the funds spent on personal security upgrades to his infamous home, Nkandla.
With the South African Rand being in a constant duel with the US Dollar, it seems yesterday’s showdown with President Jacob Zuma and the Constitutional Court has had quite an effect on the future prospects of South Africa’s currency.
The hacker group Anonymous Africa, or better known as @zim4thewin on Twitter, decided enough was enough when they hacked the SABC’s website on Sunday – giving SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng a heads-up of things to come, “@zim4thewin @SABC_COO Here is looking at you sunshine ;) todays downtime is caused by your crimes against the people of SA.”
60% of SA Pupils are Illiterate
In a recent report conducted by the University of Stellenbosch, an alarming number of South African students were found to be illiterate – unable to read by the end of Grade 4. This finding poses a great threat to the future economic state of South Africa, not to mention our role on the leadership scale.
Breast is Best- Beat Poverty!
As world breastfeeding week draws to an end, the awareness drive should not. Breastfeeding can help mothers, even those living in poverty, provide their babies with nourishment and prevent child de…