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South Africa

SA COVID-19 cases on the rise

Today at 08:59 AM, via SAnews

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has raised his concerns about the climbing figures of positive COVID-19 cases in South Africa.

South Africa

Nxele awaits response from Lamola regarding his return to work

Today at 08:28 AM, via SABC News

KwaZulu-Natal Correctional Services Commissioner Mnikelwa Nxele says he has not received any response from the Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola after asking him in a letter to intervene and resolve the impasse between him and the national commissioner, Arthur Fraser.

Business

Mboweni on South Africa’s R70 billion IMF loan

Today at 08:54 AM, via BusinessTech

Finance minister Tito Mboweni says that the International Monetary Fund ‘s R70 billion ($4.3 billion) loan to South Africa will not ‘be earmarked specifically for the payment of salaries’. 

Politics

DA lays criminal charges against EFF’s Ndlozi

Today at 06:40 AM, via SABC News

Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip in Parliament Natasha Mazzone has laid criminal charges against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Member of Parliament, Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, for inciting violence.

Politics

Free State branches gun for Ace

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Parts of the provincial ANC will target their former premier, Magashule, and the Free State PEC in a rolling mass action campaign

Education

Kenya: Thousands of Primary School Learners Miss Knec Tests

Today at 08:18 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] Thousands of Grade Four and Standard Eight learners missed the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) assessment that began on Wednesday, as head teachers blamed the government of failing to fund the buying of materials.

Science/Tech

Fibre for the future

Today at 09:01 AM, via ITWeb

Throughout the pandemic, the fibre networks that underpin our digital telecoms infrastructure have been a highpoint in an otherwise depressing affair.

Science/Tech

Why Intel’s Stock Just Dropped 10% After Reporting Earnings

Today at 09:00 AM, via Slashdot

Intel shares are off around 10% in after-hours trading after the chip company reported its Q3 data. TechCrunch explains why: Investors had expected Intel to report an adjusted $1.11 in per-share profit, off around 22% from the year-ago period. They also expected it to report revenues of $18.26 billion in Q3, down a more modest 5% compared to the year-ago Q3. Notably, Intel beat revenue...

Motoring

Questions arise as Stroll admits Covid-19 infection

Today at 07:00 AM, via Wheels24

Sections of the Formula 1 media have reacted with scepticism as it emerges that Lance Stroll and his team-owning father Lawrence recently tested positive for Covid-19.

Nature

Communities and Conservation working together for sustainable oceans

Yesterday at 15:57 PM, via CapeNature

Baited Underwater Videos (BRUVs) – Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean Marine protected areas (MPAs) aim to conserve marine life and promote the conservation and effective management of ecologically and biologically diverse marine areas. The social and economic context within which they exist also needs to be considered when planning and making management decisions. They are […]