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THURSDAY, 24 JUNE 2021, 08:44

South Africa

Naptosa calls “anti-vaxers” to reconsider the vaccine’s safety

Today at 07:15 AM, via SABC News

The National Professional Teacher’s Organisation, Naptosa, has called on educators who are so-called “anti-vaxers” – or have doubts over the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccines – to reconsider the vaccine’s safety.

Africa

SADC to deploy troops to Mozambique 

Yesterday at 17:41 PM, via The Citizen

A document leaked earlier this year recommended sending around 3,000 soldiers to insurgent-hit Cabo Delgado.

Business

MTN Group, ZTE accused in US lawsuit of aiding Iraq terror

Today at 07:46 AM, via BusinessTech

Africa’s largest wireless carrier MTN Group Ltd and Chinese technology company ZTE Corp were accused in a US lawsuit of indirectly supporting an Iranian terrorist campaign that resulted in Americans being injured and killed in Iraq.

Politics

ANC, Magashule to go head-to-head in court

Today at 05:00 AM, via SABC News

The ANC Secretary-General wants the High Court in Johannesburg to nullify his suspension and the party’s step-aside resolution.

Entertainment

Loki might be a hedonist, but so far ‘Loki’ remains a bit of a bore

Today at 02:04 AM, via CNN

The Marvel/Disney+ strategy of slowly building stories is becoming a bit of a bore with the third episode of “Loki,” a protracted escape scenario that gave fans lots of time to luxuriate in the title character — and his new variant — while doing precious little to advance the overarching plot.

Science/Tech

Actually, the Telkom model is not suitable for SAA

Today at 08:25 AM, via TechCentral

When government announced it was bringing in outside shareholders to take a majority holding in South African Airways, there was a lot of chatter that it was now following the “Telkom model”. By Larry Claasen.

Science/Tech

Bitcoin miners flee China

Today at 08:11 AM, via MyBroadband

The heads of some of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges say Bitcoin miners are shifting operations out of China.

Science/Tech

US politicians squabble over Microsoft

Today at 08:02 AM, via TechCentral

Even as Microsoft hovers around a $2-trillion valuation, it may avoid being included in a US antitrust bills aimed at big technology companies.