Internet – In Brief


First public square with free access Internet opens in Guinea-Bissau's capital. Full story here:

Forgood, an Internet platform that seeks to boost charity work in SA, has gone live. The platform connects people to approved non-profit organisations (NPOs) and allows them to respond to existing needs and campaigns. Forgood targets businesses aiming to improve the efficacy of their corporate social investment (CSI) programmes, says Andy Hadfield, CEO of Forgood. "There are over 85 000 registered NPOs in South Africa, but very few technology platforms that connect people who want to do good to the organisations that need their help. There are even fewer platforms out there which provide this service to business," says Hadfield. Full story here: