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SOUTH AFRICA

Borders and Boundaries competition announces winner

CALIFORNIA, United States - On 23 January 2019, United for Iran, a Bay-Area NGO working to promote civil liberties and civil society in Iran, announced the completion and winner of Borders and Boundaries, a visual art competition of Iranian artists focused on censorship and freedom of expression in Iran...

24 Jan 2019

IRAN

MTN's ride-hailing app popular in Iran

MTN's ride-hailing app in Iran facilitated about 850,000 trips a day in December, which would rank it among Uber's biggest markets globally, management said recently...

12 Mar 2018

IRAN

Iran blocks Telegram voice calls: state media

Iran's judiciary has blocked newly introduced voice calls on Telegram, the most popular messaging app in the country, state media reported on Wednesday.

20 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

IRAN

Iranian court issues summons against Zuckerberg

TEHRAN, IRAN: An Iranian judge has summoned Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer allegations that his Facebook has breached people's privacy.

28 May 2014

IRAN

Minister admits Iran cannot block Facebook forever

TEHRAN, IRAN: Iran will not be able to keep up its ban on legal access to Internet hubs such as Facebook, which has four million Iranian users, Culture Minister Ali Janati admitted.

3 Mar 2014

IRAN

Police chief slams use of social media by Iranian officials

TEHRAN, IRAN: Iranian police chief Esmaeel Ahmadi Moghaddam has criticised government officials who "cross red lines" by using banned social media networks, according to the Mehr news agency.

3 Dec 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

197m people paying MTN for services

Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.

29 May 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

MTN now has 195m subscribers

Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.

26 Apr 2013

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