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In a ground-breaking technology project involving South African and British universities, Archbishop Desmond Tutu's entire works - including thousands of video and audio items, documents and letters - are to be organised and digitised to create the most comprehensive online archive of any living figure.
The newly launched Kwa-Thema multi-purpose community centre is the first in Gauteng province to provide citizens with free internet access.
It took South Africa's online advertising industry nine years, from 1994 to 2003, to grow to the R60-million revenue mark. According to a new survey, it is set to treble that amount in 2006, and to pass the R200-million mark in 2007.
The South African government's programme of action for 2006 is available online, allowing anyone to follow the government's progress in achieving its goals.
South Africans spent R514-million shopping online in 2005, 20% more than in 2004, according to a new report by technology researchers World Wide Worx. This is not counting online air ticket sales, with the country's four "online airlines" together accounting for R1.8-billion in e-commerce in 2005.
Information about property in Johannesburg is now freely available on the city's e-services website. The database is an invaluable tool for investors and those tracking the city's economic development.
Kulula.com, one of three budget airlines operating in South Africa, is now amongst the country's biggest online retailers. And its recipe to success is simple: "People love booking online" says the carrier, which jets some 1-million people around the country each year.
The Volunteer Child Network website offers volunteers access to a range of information, including details of over 500 organisations active in combating child abuse.