Lester speaks to Dr Holly Powell-Jones | Lecturer in Criminology and Media Law at City University of London.
This is a serious problem, especially if people who come across illegal material online
don’t recognise it as such. While working as a news presenter, I helped run a project
teaching thousands of children about social media laws and I noticed patterns emerging in their responses to threatening, abusive and hateful messages online. They said things like:
You’re not physically doing anything. Things like this are said all the time. You can’t
arrest everyone on the internet. – Year 12 pupil. Even though it’s disgusting, as long as there’s no physical violence, it’s okay. Free speech. It’s an opinion. – Year 13 pupil.
Carl Bates is “Entrepreneur and co-founder of The Lockdown Collection, talks to Refilwe Moloto about how they are expanding the platform to show support for our local artists.LISTEN TO PODCAST
You might qualify to claim back on business expenses if you end up working from home for 6 months. What needs to be in place? Craig Rocher, Chartered Accountant at Tax Consulting SA explains.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Vuyo Hoboshe Owner of Vuyo’s Cafe
Vuyo's Cafe had its humble start in May 2016. The coffee specialists operate from the Red Cross Children's Hospital, but has had to change business hours in response to Covid-19, and has seen his hard work jeopardised by dwindling numbers of patrons.
The South African Post Office has finally resumed mail sorting services after addressing safety concerns under lockdown restrictions. Refilwe Moloto speaks to SAPO Acting CEO Ivumile Nongogo about how they plan on moving forward with what must be a massive backlog.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Political pressure the political elite who broke their own lockdown rules.
Electing a murderer an unusual election issue today in Suriname.
The massive economic slump brought on by lockdown means that the world will probably meet its annual reduction in emissions targets. Experts like Brian O'Callaghan, researcher at the Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford are calling for a greener restart of the economic engine.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Refilwe Moloto speaks to Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs chairperson, Bongani Bongo, about new regulations allowing South Africans to once again travel abroad under certain conditions.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Huawei phones no longer have access to the Google Play Store. How much does this matter?LISTEN TO PODCAST