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The Power of the Sun

The Power of the Sun

9 / December 8, 2011 11:57 am

Everyone’s talking about energy! And it’s about time they started!! We are truly hoping that COP17 has been an eye-opener for the South African government and public, where they have started to see the benefits and possibilities of alternative power [...]

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

2,588 / December 6, 2011 11:00 am

No matter how hard we try and act like we’re all liberal and cool in South Africa, there are certain issues that continue to remain…ahem… sticky. Pornography on television is one of those issues which seems to rear its’ head [...]

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

71 / December 1, 2011 10:16 am

World Aids Day is a chance to assess where our governments and citizens are winning & losing the fight against HIV/AIDS. While HIV/AIDS figures have been steadily dropping in most countries since the peak of the mid-90’s, the disease is [...]

Durbs Looks Good in Green

Durbs Looks Good in Green

28 / November 24, 2011 10:37 am

Durban is pulling out all the stops for COP17, which begins on Monday and we have to admit, it’s nice to see the world’s eyes focused squarely on our little patch for a change. With Cape Town continually in the media, [...]

Silence is not so Golden

Silence is not so Golden

28 / November 22, 2011 9:32 am

Today marks a pivotal day in South African history as citizens take to the streets, the web, telephones and offices to protest the passing of the controversial ‘Secrecy Bill’. Those opposed to the bill will wear black today in a [...]

SA’s Walk to Online Freedom

SA’s Walk to Online Freedom

39 / November 15, 2011 10:32 am

20 Years of Internet Access This past weekend South Africa celebrated an interesting anniversary. For many, the occasion went unnoticed, but for Safindit, the day had great relevance! As a business that eats, sleeps, breathes and lives the internet 24/7, [...]

You can #AskHelenZille Anything

You can #AskHelenZille Anything

5 / November 10, 2011 1:34 pm

We’ve always admired how Helen Zille takes the time to reply to people’s questions and concerns on Twitter. Many an evening we have giggled at her patient replies to inane requests like, ‘My power has gone out. Fix it Helen’ [...]

Mo Bros Have the Mo-st Fun!

Mo Bros Have the Mo-st Fun!

13 / October 24, 2011 11:07 am

6 Days til Movember! It’s that hair-larious time of year again when men all over the world will once more join together in the macho camaraderie that is Movember. Now, we know what you’re thinking, there’s still almost a week [...]

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution

3 / October 12, 2011 11:19 am

Don’t be surprised if there’s more than a little newsworthy activity going on this Saturday. Activists all over the world have declared 15 October World Revolution Day and South Africa is jumping onboard. The ‘Occupy’ movement which started in Wall [...]

Be Counted & Be Kind

Be Counted & Be Kind

1 / October 10, 2011 12:41 pm

Today, or rather, last night marked the beginning of South Africa’s Census 2011. For the next 11 days you should not be surprised to find yellow-bibbed people with clipboards standing at your gate. And we think you should try and [...]