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Sponsored Content: Rising above the noise

Today at 17:22 PM, via Daily Maverick

Governor Lesetja Kganyago, Ferial Haffajee and Chris Holdsworth separate reality from the rhetoric regarding SA politics and the economy.

World

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert’s report on Khashoggi murder

Today at 17:14 PM, via Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Business

Eskom can’t pay its debts. Bond investors love it

Today at 16:40 PM, via Fin24

South Africa’s state-owned electricity company is approaching R500bn in debt, and doesn’t generate enough cash to service it. Investors can’t get enough of it.

Politics

Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address aimed at rekindling hope

Today at 16:15 PM, via SABC News

President Cyril Ramaphosa says his State of the Nation Address on Thursday will be an important opportunity for him to rekindle hope to overcome the challenges the country is facing.

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Politics

EFF flounders in legal debt close to R1 million

Today at 14:29 PM, via SA Breaking News

Legal debts are stacking up for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as it takes its application to appeal against the R500,000 Trevor Manual ruling to the Supreme Court of Appeals. The party already owes amounts to Trevor Manual, Karima Brown and AfriForum. Judge Keoagile Matojane found it had no reasonable chance of success on Tuesday […]

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Sport

SA’s WC hopes in bowlers hands after sub-par score

Today at 17:14 PM, via Eyewitness News

Hashim Amla also registered a milestone, scoring a pedestrian 55 off 83 and became the fourth South African to register 8,000 ODI runs after Jacques Kallis, Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers before him.

Sport

Djokovic in low key Wimbledon build-up

Today at 17:01 PM, via News24

Novak Djokovic says he had decided to skip playing a Wimbledon warm-up tournament this year inorder to rest and recover from a long clay-court season.

Education

Goldsmiths anti-racism protest marks 100th day with rally

Today at 17:21 PM, via The Guardian

Students occupying south London campus demand action against ‘institutional racism’

Students staging an occupation at Goldsmiths, University of London, in protest against what they describe as “institutional racism in academia”, have marked their 100th day of action with a rally and a pledge to carry on indefinitely until their demands are met.

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Entertainment

‘Toy Story 4’ cashes in on the ageless aspect of animation

Today at 15:32 PM, via CNN

“The Incredibles” stayed away for 14 years, then picked up superhero-ing right where they left off. “Toy Story 4” and “Finding Dory” put nine and 13 years between themselves and their predecessors. “Frozen” will have been on ice for six years when the sequel blows back into theaters around Thanksgiving.

Science/Tech

YouTube and UMG Partner To Remaster Over 1,000 Iconic Music Videos From SD To Full-HD

Today at 17:25 PM, via Slashdot

YouTube and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls. From a report: The goal is to “ensure current and future generations will get to enjoy these timeless classics as they’ve never before been experienced.” At launch, 100 music videos have already been remastered and are available “in the...

Science/Tech

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes To Kids’ Content

Today at 16:47 PM, via Slashdot

YouTube is considering far-reaching changes to its platform in the wake of a string of incidents that put the video-streaming powerhouse on the defensive. From a report: Executives at the Google unit are debating moving all children’s content into a separate product, the stand-alone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos, say people briefed on the...

Nature

One Week Only: Book 3 & Pay For 2 Nights at Kogelberg Nature Reserve

Yesterday at 09:50 AM, via CapeNature

This winter, stay longer and save more! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you and our winter discount promotion, we’re offering a one-week limited deal on self-catering accommodation at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. To book this promotion, just hit the button below. You’ll need to be quick – this 3 for 2 […]

Nature

One day only: 50% OFF at Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

12 June at 10:24 AM, via CapeNature

This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% Gamkaberg 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 Gamkaberg Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off accommodation and camping at this magnificent […]

Nature

Celebrate Youth Day 2019 in style with us!

05 June at 15:31 PM, via CapeNature

As part of the 20-year celebrations of nurturing nature for you, and in line with our continued efforts to provide access for all, we’re celebrating Youth Day, Sunday 16 June 2019, by allowing free access to CapeNature reserves on the day to all persons aged 35 and under. Here’s how it works Visitors will need to provide […]