The latest firing of communications minister Dina Pule has led to the questioning of whether her replacement, Yunus Carrim, could ‘save’ the backlogged projects she left behind.
Scholars have long linked sex to media and technologies. These scholars have researched aspects of online pornography, digital sexuality and identities, masculinity, femininity, online dating and relationships and how the proliferation of such sexual contents and activities on media technologies affects sex, sexuality, sexual attitudes and behaviors in people.
Telemedicine could, in theory, be the solution for many South Africans seeking medical assistance where access has been an issue.
Before we get excited about what sources call world class telecommunications, we should take a hard look at the access to online information most South Africans have.