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South Africa

Justice Cameron calls for banishing of discriminatory laws worldwide

Today at 20:55 PM, via SABC News

Retiring Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron has called on countries around the world to tackle discriminatory laws within their criminal justice systems as a means to fully embrace the prescripts of Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16 ).

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Sport

I did not expect my career to lead me to Limpopo – Matlaba

Today at 21:41 PM, via SABC Sport

New Black Leopards midfielder Thabo Matlaba says he did not expect his career to lead him to Limpopo. Matlaba joined Leopards last month from Orlando Pirates, with the player saying he had expected to end his career in Soweto. Matlaba says he is not bitter over how his relationship and Pirates ended. However, the player […]

Education

South Africa: SA Schools Squads Named for U18 International Series

Today at 17:49 PM, via All Africa

[News24Wire] Cape Town -The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads – featuring four returning players from 2018 – to contest the U18 International Series against their age-group counterparts from Argentina, England, France, Wales in August were announced by SA Rugby on Monday.

Education

South Africa: Play – The Natural Way of Early Learning

Today at 16:36 PM, via All Africa

[Daily Maverick] Play Africa, a children’s centre at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg for play learning, aims to make play an integral part of early learning and healthy development to spark imagination and enhance problem-solving capacities.

Entertainment

Troubled Woodstock 50 festival bids for ‘great American comeback’

Today at 21:33 PM, via Reuters

The organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are making a last ditch attempt to save the event next month, pledging jobs and donations to community projects in a bid to win support from residents in a small town in upstate New York.

Entertainment

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new ‘Lion King’

Today at 20:42 PM, via Reuters

Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic “The Lion King” with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time.

Science/Tech

Twitter Rebuilds Website For ‘Write Once, Run Everywhere’ Philosophy

Today at 22:05 PM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader writes: Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, rebuilt “from the ground up.” The company says the project, which impacts the front end and the back end, has been years in the making. Twitter’s biggest redesign in nearly seven years is meant to be a clean slate that will help the team more quickly bring new features and functionality to the site. On the...

Science/Tech

The New 2019 MacBook Air Features a Slower SSD Than 2018 Model

Today at 21:25 PM, via Slashdot

The new 2019 MacBook Air with a True Tone display, upgraded keyboard and a price cut has been out for a week already, but we’re finding out more about. The latest bit of information from Consomac confirms an unfortunate drawback: the SSD is slower than the previous 2018 model. From a report: The French site conducted some tests on the new 2019 MacBook Air using Blackmagic Disk Speed Test and it...

Science/Tech

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study

Today at 21:00 PM, via The Guardian

Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornography

The belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.

The idea that, when it comes to sex, men are more “visual creatures” than women has often...

Health

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals

Today at 20:16 PM, via Reuters

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping “Medicare for All” government-run system.

Nature

Today only – 50% OFF at accommodation at De Mond Nature Reserve

07 July at 02:03 AM, via CapeNature

This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% De Mond Nature Reserve promotion! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you, we’re offering an extra 10% OFF on top of our 40% winter discount promotion at De Mond Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off accommodation at this magnificent […]

Nature

CapeNature announces ground-breaking policy

04 July at 13:11 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature has finalised a ground-breaking new policy that will allow for the restricted consumptive use of species of wild flora in CapeNature-managed protected areas. Dr. Razeena Omar, Chief Executive Officer, CapeNature says the institution is proud and happy about the work that has been done. “This policy – simply put – provides a framework which allows members of […]

Nature

The Mandela Day 2019 Anti-Litter Challenge

04 July at 09:33 AM, via CapeNature

Mandela Day is is celebrated on 18 July every year in celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life on his birthday. It was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. Every year, on the day, members of the public are encouraged to emulate Mandela’s […]