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Heavy snowfall cripples life in Istanbul

Today at 15:39 PM, via Al Jazeera

Bad weather causes vehicles to be stranded around the city as flights suspended from metropolis’s largest airport.

South Africa

Two Vaal Dam sluice gates closed

Today at 14:35 PM, via SAnews

The Department of Water and Sanitation has closed two sluice gates that were opened at the Vaal Dam after the water levels reached better manageable volumes due to previous releases into the dam.


Petrol price hike warning for South Africa

Today at 14:35 PM, via BusinessTech

While a January petrol price decrease softened the blow for motorists at the start of the work year, the nature of fuel price fluctuations suggests that it is only a matter of time before the R20/litre barrier is breached again, warn analysts at professional services firm PwC.


Gambia: Ex-Teacher of GRA Boss Extols His Leadership Quality

Today at 15:29 PM, via AllAfrica

[The Point] Ernest Aubee, a proud former class teacher of the Commissioner General of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Yankuba Darboe, has expressed delight over his ex-student’s laudable leadership qualities.


School governors in England to be offered anti-racism training

Today at 15:21 PM, via The Guardian

Move to change recruitment culture comes amid concerns about lack of racial diversity among headteachers

Free online anti-racism training is to be made available for the first time for the 300,000 governors and trustees who control recruitment of senior staff across maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts in England.

The move comes amid concerns about a stark lack of racial...


Liberia: AME University Dispatches 5 Students to Spain

Today at 15:12 PM, via AllAfrica

[New Dawn] Five students of the African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU) have departed Liberia for Spain under a partnership agreement to study at Jaen University in Spain.


The SAT Will Go Completely Digital by 2024

Today at 15:00 PM, via New York Times

The SAT will go completely digital by 2024 amid questions about whether college admissions tests are fair, or even necessary.


Why Cyril is going after Telkom

Today at 15:19 PM, via TechCentral

President’s Cyril Ramaphosa’s surprise instruction to the Special Investigating Unit to probe Telkom is very likely all about ANC politics. By Duncan McLeod.


What NYC Dog Owners Should Know About Leptospirosis

Today at 12:00 PM, via New York Times

The Health Department could not confirm reports of an outbreak of the bacterial disease, which is spread by rats, linked to McCarren Park, but said it was working with the Parks Department to keep rats out.