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South Africa

Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in Mpumalanga

Today at 12:23 PM, via SAnews

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure will on Thursday start a four-day public consultation programme in Mpumalanga to gather public input on the Expropriation Bill.

Education

Liberia: President Saddened Over School Shooting

Today at 11:24 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Republic] President George M. Weah has expressed deep consternation at news of the unfortunate shooting incident at the Cyber-Ed Christian School in Monrovia, which resulted into the death of the daughter of renowned Liberian Doctor, Philip Zochonis Ireland – who was also a student at the school.

Education

Liberia: Student Shoots Student in School

Today at 11:23 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Republic] A student of the Cyber-ED Christian School of Excellence shot a schoolmate early Tuesday prompting police to conduct investigation. According to police and school authorities.

Education

Gambia: NSSS Conducts Panel Discussion On Curriculum Reforms

Today at 10:56 AM, via AllAfrica

[The Point] In a bid to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the country, Nusrat Senior Secondary School on Friday held a panel discussion on curriculum reform and its related matters at the school grounds in Bundungka Kunda.

Entertainment

March to prevent SABC plan to move Ikwekwezi to Joburg

Today at 09:51 AM, via SowetanLIVE

A group of Ndebele language and cultural organisations are marching to the SABC and department of communications offices today against the relocation of Ikwekwezi FM from Pretoria to Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Science/Tech

T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T Have Reportedly Killed Their RCS Joint Venture

Today at 12:00 PM, via Slashdot

According to a new report from Light Reading, the three major U.S. carriers (four at the time) have reportedly abandoned their joint venture to launch a new Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI), that promised interoperability for an RCS Universal Profile-based messaging standard. It was originally set to be launched in 2020. [For a detailed explanation of RCS Messaging, we recommend this...

Science/Tech

Hydrogen refuelling infrastructure to be built on N3 highway

Today at 11:44 AM, via TechCentral

Sasol and project partner Toyota will install hydrogen refuelling infrastructure along the N3 highway connecting Johannesburg and Durban, CEO Fleetwood Grobler said in a statement on Wednesday.

Health

5 Health Care Jobs on the Rise

Today at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.

Nature

Schools gifted with seedlings for food gardens this International Plant Appreciation Day

Yesterday at 12:05 PM, via CapeNature

  CapeNature and the Western Cape Government celebrate Plant Appreciation Day together by gifting 12 schools across the Western Cape with seedlings and seeds for their food gardens. The special calendar day falls on 13 April every year and is aimed at highlighting the importance of plants in our daily lives. With 52% of South […]