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Public warned against fake JMPD job advert

Today at 07:45 AM, via SABC News

The JMPD has warned the public to be cautious after the circulation of a fake advertisement on social media, offering employment.


DR Congo ex-warlord gets life term for war crimes

Yesterday at 21:47 PM, via News24

A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to life in prison for war crimes and mass rape, a decision hailed by the United Nations.


Did Botswana execute ‘poachers’ ?

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The Botswana Defence Force’s anti-poaching unit has long been accused of a ‘shoot to kill’ policy. Over 20 years the unit has killed 30 Namibians and 22 Zimbabweans


WATCH | Ethiopia: Tigray given 72 hours to surrender

Yesterday at 13:48 PM, via News24

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle.


Police will defend themselves against any attacks: Cele

Yesterday at 22:03 PM, via SABC News

Police Minister Bheki Cele says police will defend themselves against any attacks, strongly condemning statements from Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema.


Rwanda: MPs Urge Govt to Beef Up Covid-19 Measures in Schools

Today at 08:16 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Times] Members of Parliament have resolved that the Office of the Prime Minister have in place special measures to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic among students particularly those in boarding schools, within one month.


A more accurate way of measuring the effect of computer games – podcast

Today at 07:00 AM, via The Guardian

The Guardian’s UK technology editor Alex Hern speaks to Prof Andy Przybylski from the Oxford Internet Institute about his new approach of looking at the impact of computer games on mental health. According to Prof Przybylski, this new approach is more objective – but it also depends on gaming companies being more transparent

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The best of Netflix’s charmingly bad holiday romcoms

Yesterday at 23:13 PM, via CNN

Coronavirus, lockdowns, economic woes and a dramatic political divide have all made 2020 pretty unbearable. So, let’s thank Netflix for a few winter romcoms to take our minds off real life.


Responsible fishing encouraged this World Fisheries Day

Saturday at 13:09 PM, via CapeNature

World Fisheries Day is an Environmental Calendar Day celebrated every year on the 21st of November to highlight the importance of a sustainable means to maintain fish stocks. It highlights the critical importance of fish and the role it plays in job creation and economic impact. Fishing is central to the livelihoods and food security […]


Take some inspiration from wildlife this Movember!

Thursday at 20:48 PM, via CapeNature

By Nicole Horn, Biodiversity Capabilities It’s Movember, and to raise awareness about men’s health, here are some examples of possible looks inspired by marine species with ‘moustaches’. To show your support, grow your moustache and don’t shave it for the rest of the month! Here are some animals that are following suit. All mammals besides humans […]