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South Africa

AmaZulu King expected to meet with royal family houses next week

Today at 08:15 AM, via SABC News

Traditional Prime Minister to the Zulu Monarch, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi says AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini is expected to meet with all major houses of the Zulu Royal Family in Ulundi, in northern KwaZulu-Natal(KZN), next week.

South Africa

Two students shot and killed, another two seriously wounded at Free State University

Today at 06:08 AM, via SABC News

The  Student Representative Council (SRC) at the University of the Free State’s Qwaqwa campus has expressed shock and anger over the attack of students. Two students were shot and killed and another two seriously wounded at the university’s off-campus students’ residences at Botjhabela village near Phuthaditjhaba on Wednesday.

Business

Top South African CEO resigns for move to Australia

Today at 08:22 AM, via BusinessTech

The Clicks Group has announced the resignation has announced that its chief executive officer and executive director Vikesh Ramsunder has resigned from the group with effect from 31 December 2021.

Business

SAA returns to the skies on Thursday

Today at 07:43 AM, via BusinessTech

The return of South African Airlines (SAA) to the skies will benefit consumers as it will bring more competitive pricing to the sector.

Education

Proper sobbing and perspective – what I learned when my younger daughter left home | Adrian Chiles

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

Seeing your children off to university isn’t easy, but it was worth dragging the dog across a crowded dancefloor to say some goodbyes

This child-leaving-home business seems to get harder every time. My first experience of it was as the child, albeit a 19-year-old one. Very upsetting it was, too. My parents went away for the weekend so as to avoid any doorstep melodramas. But my younger...

Education

Kenya: Private Schools Seek to Join Case Against CBC

Today at 07:34 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] More than 10,000 private schools and two other parties now want to be enjoined in the case challenging the legality of the competency based curriculum (CBC).

Education

Black girls in England ‘twice as likely to be excluded from schools as white girls’

Today at 07:01 AM, via The Guardian

Data also shows that school exclusions for girls are growing at higher rate than for boys

Black and minority ethnic girls in England are more than twice as likely to be excluded from school as their white counterparts, according to a report.

Equality campaigners have raised the alarm at the findings, which show that the number of girls excluded from education is growing at a significantly...

Lifestyle

SAUCIC calls on Ramaphosa to allow congregants to gather at 50% capacity

Today at 07:01 AM, via SABC News

The South African Union Council of Independent Churches (SAUCIC) is expected to call on President Cyril Ramaphosa to allow congregants to gather at 50% capacity when it holds a media briefing at the Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church in Johannesburg on Thursday morning.

Entertainment

‘The Wonder Years’ shines in ABC’s reboot of the coming-of-age dramedy

Yesterday at 17:45 PM, via CNN

Early ’90s TV is hitting the refresh button this fall, in the case of “The Wonder Years,” delivering an impressive and ambitious ABC dramedy. Coming on the heels of Disney+’s “Doogie Howser, M.D.” reboot, the two shows join the earlier “One Day at a Time” in proving it’s possible to nostalgically recycle titles and still produce distinctive and captivating series.