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Africa

Donations seek to save Tunisia from Covid catastrophe

Today at 15:18 PM, via News24

With Tunisia’s health system close to collapse after being overwhelmed by a surge of Covid-19 cases, other countries and even individuals have stepped in to stem the crisis.

Business

How South Africa’s 5 biggest banks continue to dominate

Today at 15:00 PM, via BusinessTech

The five biggest banks in South Africa continue to dominate the financial landscape in the country the South African Reserve Bank’s latest Prudential Authority Annual Report shows.

Business

A top HR trend to watch in 2021

Today at 14:15 PM, via Moneyweb

There’s a renewed focus on people, particularly within teams working remotely.

Business

Inclusion takes centre stage at township economy revival imbizo

Today at 13:10 PM, via Fin24

South Africa’s townships are home to 60% of its population. The township economy os estimated to be worth about R300 billion, according to Rori Tshabalala, CEO and founder of business model research and development firm, Chapter One innovation.

Entertainment

12 Ted Lasso-like TV mentors we love

Yesterday at 15:24 PM, via CNN

Everyone needs a warm-hearted mentor to guide us through life’s troubles. These loveable TV characters are just that.

Entertainment

Tokyo Olympics go for the gold despite controversy

Yesterday at 14:12 PM, via CNN

In this edition of Pop Life Chronicles, CNN’s Lisa Respers France spills the tea on the Tokyo Summer Olympics, Netflix has a new spin on a dating show formula, Broadway diversifies its offerings, and more.

Science/Tech

Dinah Murray obituary

Today at 15:14 PM, via The Guardian

Champion of autistic people who explored the attention that they devote to a leading interest

Dinah Murray, who has died aged 75 of pancreatic cancer, was a key figure in autism studies, and an indefatigable advocate for autistic people for three decades. Her acute insight lay in the importance of attention and interests to an understanding of the condition.

On the autistic spectrum herself and...

Science/Tech

DNA Has Four Bases. Some Viruses Swap in a Fifth

Today at 14:00 PM, via Wired

Dozens of viruses don’t use the same four nucleotide bases found in all other life. New work shows how this is possible—and perhaps more common than we think.