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  • Tweets may get your potholes fixed

    The "suggestion tweets" for South African president Jacob Zuma's recent State on the Nation address seem to have been well received by the presidency. The South African government is set to spend US$3-million to fix potholes after complaints to the president made on social networks. This undertaking will create 70 000 jobs for the country's unemployed. Zuma urged South Africans to use Twitter and Facebook to suggest what his annual state-of-the-nation speech last week should focus on. Two major issues resonated in the tweets -- plugging potholes and the country's rising unemployment status. South Africans worked hard on Twitter...