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South Africa

Accused in Meyiwa murder back in court

Today at 07:38 AM, via SABC News

The five men charged with the murder of former Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa are due back in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court east of Johannesburg this morning.

Africa

CIA officer killed Somalia: US media

Yesterday at 21:23 PM, via News24

A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, US media said without releasing details of how the agent died.

Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Today at 07:36 AM, via BusinessTech

Health minister warns Black Friday shoppers to proceed with caution; Mboweni says bailout out SAA isn’t his choice, it’s his mandate; expect heightened policing in the WC as Covid cases surge; and Mkhwebane and Ramaphosa square off in the Constitutional Court.

Politics

General Counsel of the Bar slams Zuma Foundation

Yesterday at 17:39 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Another summons has been served on Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla residence, requiring the former president to appear before the Zondo Commission next year

Politics

General Council of the Bar slams Zuma Foundation

Yesterday at 17:39 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Another summons has been served on Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla residence, requiring the former president to appear before the Zondo Commission next year

Education

How are unemployed people supposed to retrain when the Tories cut training? | Polly Toynbee

Yesterday at 20:23 PM, via The Guardian

A joblessness crisis is here. But despite its promises, the government is doing the bare minimum

Build, build, build, promised the prime minister in the summer. But for that, you need builders. Since time immemorial, Latin- and Greek-speaking Etonian prime ministers who can’t follow the science or evidence, clueless about skills, bemoan Britain’s lack of vocational education. At every...

Science/Tech

Huawei founder urges Honor brand to become competitor after split

Today at 07:38 AM, via TechCentral

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has called on employees of its departing Honor subbrand to strive to surpass its parent in a farewell speech as the tech giant sells the budget brand to keep its sanction-hobbled supply chains alive.

Science/Tech

Britain Commits $333 Million To Help Carriers Replace Huawei 5G

Today at 07:30 AM, via Slashdot

Britain will spend $333 million to diversify its sources of 5G wireless equipment after banning China’s Huawei from supplying the next-generation technology. From a report: Huawei is set to be excluded from British 5G networks by 2027 due to security concerns, leaving phone carriers reliant on a supply duopoly of Finland’s Nokia and Sweden’s Ericsson. Around $67 million of the total will be...

Nature

Escape to Marloth Nature Reserve

Tuesday at 17:01 PM, via CapeNature

Words and photos by Scott Ramsay Lying just off the national N2 road, about two and a half hours from Cape Town, Swellendam is South Africa’s third oldest town and owes much of its attractiveness to the mountains lying a few kilometres to the north. I’ve always slowed down on the road here, mostly because […]

Nature

Responsible fishing encouraged this World Fisheries Day

21 November 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 […]