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OBITUARY | Jackson Mthembu: A giant has fallen

Today at 08:00 AM, via News24

Jackson Mthembu, who was the face of the government’s communication during the Covid-19 pandemic, died on Thursday after contracting Covid-19.


10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Yesterday at 21:02 PM, via The Citizen

Libya has been wracked by violence since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011.


Google signs deal with French media to pay for content

Today at 08:06 AM, via Fin24

Google has reached a deal with French media publishers, months after the country’s competition authority urged it to pay publishing companies and news agencies for using their content.


Power shift at Luthuli House

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Ace Magashule’s move to distance himself from Carl Niehaus signals a rebalancing of influence and authority at the top of the ANC


UN in SA sends condolences to Mthembu’s family, friends and colleagues

Yesterday at 20:37 PM, via SABC News

The United Nations in South Africa has wishes to expressed its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, who passed away earlier today from complications related to COVID-19.


Kenya: KNUT in Court to Stop Teachers’ Career Progression Guidelines

Today at 07:29 AM, via AllAfrica

[Capital FM] Nairobi — The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has filed a petition in court to stop the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) from implementing promotions based on Career Progression Guidelines (CPG).


James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’ delayed again amid pandemic

Today at 04:29 AM, via SABC News

The global release of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.


Netflix renews Regency hit ‘Bridgerton’ for second season

Today at 03:42 AM, via Eyewitness News

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes, the series puts a modern twist on the books about an upper-class family in early 19th-century England, introducing colour-blind casting and strong feminist themes.


Bond movie ‘No Time To Die’ delayed again by pandemic

Today at 03:25 AM, via Eyewitness News

The release of the 25th installment of the fictional British spy saga has already been pushed back multiple times. It was originally set for a London premiere last March, before that was pushed back to November by the global spread of COVID-19.


SABC blackout threat

Today at 08:21 AM, via MyBroadband

The CWU is threatening a blackout of all SABC services this morning, but the SABC says it has contingency plans in place.


Bitcoin heads for worst weekly loss in months

Today at 08:17 AM, via TechCentral

Bitcoin wavered on Friday and was heading toward its sharpest weekly drop since September, as worries over regulation and its frothy rally drove a pullback from recent record highs.


Alphabet is killing off Loon

Today at 08:11 AM, via TechCentral

Google parent Alphabet is shutting down its Internet balloon business, Loon, which aimed to provide a less expensive alternative to cellphone towers, saying on Thursday that it was not commercially viable.


Fish migrations: they would swim 500 miles and they would swim 500 more

Wednesday at 18:23 PM, via CapeNature

By Nicole Horn and Alexis Olds Migration is a widespread but highly complicated and diverse component to many fish species lives.  Migration can be strenuous and often consists of extremely long journeys. The life history stages of certain species rely heavily on migration. Fish will migrate for several reasons including escaping unfavourable conditions, moving to […]