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T20 World Cup heartbreak for Scotland

Today at 10:48 AM, via BBC News

Watch highlights as Scotland are eliminated from the T20 World Cup after Australia win by five wickets in St Lucia.

South Africa

MK Party Takes Its Fight To Overturn Polls To Electoral Court

Today at 11:08 AM, via iAfrica

The Umkhonto weSizwe Party is determined to challenge the outcome of the May election. The party has taken its fight to the Electoral Court, filing an urgent application to have the election results set aside. The party, led by former president Jacob Zuma, wants the court to declare the polls invalid, alleging serious irregularities and… Read More »MK Party Takes Its Fight To Overturn Polls...

South Africa

Ramaphosa’s Re-Election Proves SA Is Not A Failed Democracy – Mbalula

Today at 11:05 AM, via iAfrica

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Fikile Mbalula says South Africa is not a failed democracy. He says this is evident in the successful election of President Cyril Ramaphosa, despite opposition from within the party. Ramaphosa was elected president through a partnership or government of national unity involving the ANC, Democratic Alliance(DA) and Inkatha Freedom… Read More...

South Africa

Kipyegon Targets Double Gold In Paris

Today at 10:59 AM, via iAfrica

Double Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon said she is looking forward to a bright summer in Paris, where she will chase two gold medals, after winning the 1500m and 5000m at the Kenyan Olympics Trials in Nairobi. Despite not competing since September’s Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, the 30-year-old secured her ticket in both distances for the… Read More »Kipyegon Targets Double Gold In Paris

South Africa

LIVE: 2024 Youth Day Commemoration

Today at 10:53 AM, via SABC News

This year’s Youth Day commemoration is taking place at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in

Business

South Africans are turning to gold

Today at 11:00 AM, via BusinessTech

Amid global uncertainty and slow economic growth, gold has maintained its reputation as a safe haven asset.

Politics

News24 | MK Party members sworn in at rejigged NCOP

Today at 08:30 AM, via News24

While members of the MK Party were a no-show at the first sitting of the National Assembly on Friday, members of the party were sworn in as delegates of the National Council of Provinces.

Education

‘When they get in they will face a terrible reality’: can steady Starmer deliver what he promises?

Yesterday at 20:09 PM, via The Guardian

Labour’s manifesto launch was as risk-averse as its whole campaign, but what will happen under the impact of bankrupt councils, crumbling schools and an NHS in crisis?

There was no razzmattazz, no fanfare and no arty backdrop as Keir Starmer – way ahead in the polls with three weeks until election day – launched his party’s bombproof manifesto for government. The unflashy venue – the HQ...

Education

D&T could be gone from national curriculum in four years, business leaders warn

Yesterday at 18:00 PM, via The Guardian

Design and Technology is dying out, as report finds that 20% of schools in England and Wales don’t teach the subject

Design and technology could disappear from the national curriculum within four years unless plummeting student and teacher numbers are reversed, business leaders warn.

A report by organisations including the Design Council and Design & Technology Association to be released this...

Entertainment

Kate delights public with return at Trooping the Colour

Yesterday at 18:33 PM, via The Citizen

“I’m looking forward to attending the King’s Birthday Parade this weekend with my family and hope to join a few public engagements over the summer,” the princess said.

Science/Tech

Let Slip the Robot Dogs of War

Today at 11:00 AM, via Wired

The United States and China appear locked in a race to weaponize four-legged robots for military applications.

Science/Tech

Shein and Temu tax crackdown in South Africa

Today at 10:58 AM, via MyBroadband

SARS is set to raise taxes on clothing imports to create a fairer playing field for local businesses, that are up against Chinese eCommerce giants.

Science/Tech

FAA Investigating How Counterfeit Titanium Got Into Boeing and Airbus Jets

Today at 10:10 AM, via Slashdot

“Titanium that was distributed with fake documentation has been found in commercial Boeing and Airbus jets,” reports CNN. America’s Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating whether those components pose a safety hazard to the public,” along with the manufacturers of the aircraft and supplier Spirit AeroSystems. “A parts supplier found small holes in the material from corrosion,” the...

Health

Pregnant, Addicted and Fighting the Pull of Drugs

Today at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

Many pregnant women who struggle with drugs put off prenatal care, feeling ashamed and judged. But as fatal overdoses rise, some clinics see pregnancy as an ideal time to help them confront addiction.

Health

Is That Drink Worth It to You?

Yesterday at 11:02 AM, via New York Times

Alcohol is riskier than previously thought, but weighing the trade-offs of health risks can be deeply personal.