Digital Age

What does blue-ticking mean for building trust?

Milisuthando Bongela

How has our digital communication affected our relationship to the concept of seeing each other’s humanity?


Soundscapes of a war zone

​Zane Lelo Meslani

Multimedia internet artist centres black, queer and trans youth in our post-apartheid imagination


Black? A woman? Read why you’re more likely to be a victim of online trolls

Gaia Vince

Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?


Ramaphosa floats the idea of an 'African bitcoin'

Simon Allison

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he fully supports calls for a single African currency— and that maybe it should be digital


How kids in a low-income country use laptop —lessons from Madagascar

Sandra​​ Nogry

Laptops have introduced the children of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to previously inaccessible tools