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Politics

Defenders of the People party campaigns in Limpopo

Today at 18:17 PM, via SABC News

The newly-formed political party, Defenders of the People (DOP), is confident that the lives of poor communities will improve should they win in the municipal elections.

Sport

T20 World Cup: Scotland on the brink of advancing

Today at 18:12 PM, via The South African

Richie Berrington crunched a brutal 70 and Josh Davey took four wickets as Scotland moved to the brink of the T20 World Cup Super 12 with a 17-run win against PNG.

Education

Texas schools are being told to teach ‘opposing views’ of the Holocaust. Why? | Francine Prose

Today at 17:03 PM, via The Guardian

The question of what specific books and topics can and can’t be taught is linked to a disturbing new law in Texas

I’ve been trying to imagine what Gina Peddy could have been thinking when, on 8 October, she informed a group of Southlake, Texas, elementary school teachers that, if their classroom libraries included books about the Holocaust, students should also be steered toward books with...

Science/Tech

MacOS Monterey Will Have the Old Safari Tab Design

Today at 18:12 PM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader shares a report: Apple debuted a controversial new Safari tab design this summer at WWDC 2021, and since then, it has tweaked that look and even let you turn off many of the changes. With macOS Monterey, however, the company is going back to the way tabs looked before. On Apple’s official page for the upcoming software update, if you scroll down to the section titled “Access...

Health

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say

Today at 11:30 AM, via New York Times

The overuse of lights and sirens, combined with speeding, pose heightened risks to emergency responders and civilians. One expert called it a “public health dilemma.”