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Crowdsourcing the campaign

In 2004, the Howard Dean campaign in the United States blazed the way in taking the election campaign online. Dean not only raised more than…

The ‘unique relationship’

Turkey’s newly elected President, Abdullah Gul, has confirmed that he attaches the highest priority to forging even closer ties with Pakistan. Gul, whose Justice and…

Curiouser and curiouser …

Curious report just out on Reuters: Johannesburg (Reuters) — South Africa has denied it blamed Britain for Zimbabwe’s isolation in a report prepared for a…

‘Someone pushed it into my pocket’

I just had to laugh! Australian Rugby kicking coach and former rugby league star Andrew Johns was arrested this week in London for possession of…

Facebook: None dare call it Web 2.0

The most visible evidence of the rise of Web 2.0, or at least the social media and social networking that tends to define it, is…

Zuma, the monster, does not exist

Angry groupings of Africans chanting struggle songs and shouting “Amandla!” have always invoked fear in the hearts and minds of the elite or cabals that…

Yet another empty promise

On Thursday, BBC News published an article titled “Bush marks two years from Katrina” where US President George Bush promises an audience at a New…

Science is a lot of hocus-pocus. Ask Mark Shuttleworth

It’s almost been a year since The-Dwarf-Planet-Formerly-Known- As-Planet-Pluto was exposed as a fraud. On August 24 2006, 2 500 scientists congregated on a convention centre in…