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South Africa

LIVE | Judicial Service Commission interviews, day 5

Today at 10:00 AM, via SABC News

The Judicial Service Commission continues with interviews to fill vacancies in the judiciary. The focus of the interviews on Friday is to fill vacancies in the Northern Cape Division of the High Court.

South Africa

Leading the fight against corruption

Today at 09:39 AM, via SAnews

By More Matshediso

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is committed to increasing efforts to fight against corruption in South Africa, not only in terms of prosecutions but also in ensuring that earnings of crime are recovered.

Africa

Malawi opposition party calls for President to vacate office

Yesterday at 18:31 PM, via News24

Malawi’s once-ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Thursday called for President Lazarus Chakwera’s election to be annulled after the country’s electoral commissioners were removed from office.

Business

Shopping malls need to figure out how to move forward

Today at 10:08 AM, via Moneyweb

Trend-Forward founder Dave Nemeth says bricks-and-mortar retailers are losing tenants and need to do longer-term planning and start doing ‘things never done before’.

Politics

Cyril & co rise as Ace’s plot bombs

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Magashule’s group and ANC outsiders have made moves to get the president and others to also stand aside

Entertainment

How Thuli Phongolo shook off Generations setback

Today at 07:27 AM, via SowetanLIVE

Thuli Phongolo thought her acting dreams were being cut short when the “Generations 16” was axed in September 2014, but a higher power had bigger plans for her.

Science/Tech

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Today at 09:00 AM, via MyBroadband

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Science/Tech

Massachusetts Wants To Pull the Plug On Robinhood

Today at 09:00 AM, via Slashdot

Regulators in Massachusetts are seeking to revoke Robinhood’s broker-dealer license in the state, after accusing the company of failing to properly account for fractional shares traded by customers on its platform. They also say the company “continues to entice and induce inexperienced customers into risky trading.” CNN reports: The battle began in December when regulators in Massachusetts...

Science/Tech

Turkey bans cryptocurrencies for payments

Today at 08:21 AM, via TechCentral

Turkey’s central bank has banned the use of cryptocurrencies and crypto assets to purchase goods and services, citing “irreparable” possible damages and significant risks in such transactions.

Nature

Sour fig harvesting provides income for communities

Yesterday at 14:01 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature celebrates International Plant Appreciation Day this year by highlighting the important role that indigenous plants play in the livelihood of communities. The special calendar day falls on 13 April every year and is aimed at highlighting the importance of plants in our daily lives. Much of human nutrition depends on land plants, either directly […]

Nature

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

Tuesday 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 […]