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South Africa

SASSA grant payment not affected by Post Office finances

Today at 09:51 AM, via SAnews

The South African Post Office has assured recipients of social grants that South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) payments will not be affected by the current financial restrained experience by the Post Office.

Politics

Gauteng officials in PPE tender corruption to appear before SIU in October

Today at 10:30 AM, via SABC News

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku, his wife Loyiso Masuku who is a Member of the Mayoral Committee for Group Corporate and Shared Services as well as Presidential Spokesperson Khusela Diko will appear before it on October 6.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry

Today at 10:00 AM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues in Johannesburg on Monday.

Education

South Africa: Students Will Return On an Unequal Footing Because of Poor Remote-Learning Access

Today at 10:41 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily Maverick] Much has been written about how the Covid-19 lockdown and the subsequent shutdown of campuses have revolutionised tertiary education through remote learning. But given South Africa’s vast inequalities, including inequalities in access to the internet and to devices, the proverbial playing field is anything but level.

Education

Nigeria: UniAbuja Appoints 10 New Professors

Today at 10:34 AM, via AllAfrica

[Premium Times] The Governing Council of the University of Abuja has approved the promotion of 10 members of the academic staff of the university.

Education

Kenya: Magoha Challenges Universities to Hire Qualified Professors

Today at 10:13 AM, via AllAfrica

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has challenged institutions of Higher Learning to always recruit skilled and experienced Professors to enhance the quality of education in the country.

Entertainment

Max Ehrich opens up about split from Demi Lovato

Today at 07:49 AM, via Channel24

Max Ehrich took to Instagram Stories to share how he first learnt of his split from Demi Lovato before sharing a series of erratic posts about the pop star.

Science/Tech

Crypto adoption soaring as emerging market currencies tumble

Today at 10:36 AM, via TechCentral

Promoted | Africans are increasingly turning to cryptocurrencies as a way to store value or as a means of exchange and remittance. Individuals and businesses are using them to hedge against local currency instability.

Science/Tech

What the death of ADSL means for South Africans

Today at 10:09 AM, via MyBroadband

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) has published a statement which details how South Africans’ should approach the move from ADSL to alternative services.

Health

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

Yesterday at 17:58 PM, via New York Times

Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget the UV lights.

Nature

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020 – Trashy seas made clean

Friday at 11:47 AM, via CapeNature

By Marx-Lenin Nagan, Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Cederberg Landscape Unit International Coastal Cleanup Day was marked on 19 September 2020 and CapeNature staff rolled up their sleeves to support local initiatives on the day. Three coastal cleanups took place on the 19th September in the Cederberg Landscape at Velddrif, Elands – and Lamberts Bay respectively. These […]