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WEDNESDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2020, 04:46

Business

‘It’s OK to make losses early on’

Today at 01:08 AM, via BBC News

The co-founder of Beans Coffee Club says it’s OK to make losses when you start your business, but make sure it’s money you can afford to lose.

Politics

Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated

Yesterday at 21:33 PM, via SABC News

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry Part 2

Yesterday at 14:17 PM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is hearing testimony related to the Free State housing project.

Sport

Newport County 3-1 Watford

Yesterday at 22:30 PM, via BBC News

League Two side Newport County shock Championship outfit Watford to reach the EFL Cup fourth round for the first time.

Education

Australian teenager to address UN about Covid hardship among young women

Today at 02:17 AM, via The Guardian

Exclusive: Mayela Dayet, 16, a student at Sydney Secondary College, says ‘there’s been an absolute decline in mental health’

A 16-year Australian student, Mayela Dayet, will address the United Nations general assembly on Wednesday night to present the findings of a survey that shows young women and girls are shouldering a greater economic, domestic and emotional load and working harder during...

Education

University of Liverpool confirms 87 Covid cases in week before start of term

Yesterday at 20:32 PM, via The Guardian

Other campuses face outbreaks as Boris Johnson calls for universities to stay open

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Pressure is mounting on UK universities to cancel face-to-face teaching and move all studies online as cases multiply on campuses, including the University of Liverpool where almost 90 students and staff have already tested positive.

Students have...

Education

Christian not sacked by UK school for LGBTQ+ ‘beliefs’, tribunal hears

Yesterday at 19:42 PM, via The Guardian

Kristie Higgs dismissed after sharing social media posts about relationship education

A secondary school headteacher has denied that a member of staff was suspended because she was a Christian who raised concerns about teaching LGBTQ+ relationships to young children, an tribunal has heard.

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor’s school in Fairford, Gloucestershire,...

Science/Tech

Dark Web Drugs Raid Leads To 179 Arrests

Today at 04:02 AM, via Slashdot

Police forces around the world have seized more than $6.5 million in cash and virtual currencies, as well as drugs and guns in a co-ordinated raid on dark web marketplaces. The BBC reports: Some 179 people were arrested across Europe and the U.S., and 500kg (1,102lb) of drugs and 64 guns confiscated. It ends the “golden age” of these underground marketplaces, Europol said. “The hidden internet...

Science/Tech

The Fairphone 3+ Is a Repairable Dream That Takes Beautiful Photos

Today at 03:25 AM, via Slashdot

The Fairphone 3+ is a $550 phone with modular parts that can easily be swapped out by users themselves. “In many ways, a Fairphone is the antithesis of the iPhone,” writes Catie Keck via Gizmodo. “It doesn’t benefit most retailers to allow you to easily repair your own stuff, meaning that a lot of gizmos these days — particularly higher-end electronics — are packed with proprietary parts and...

Science/Tech

Tesla Unveils Model S Plaid: 520+ Miles, 200 MPH, and 0-60 MPH In Less Than 2s

Today at 02:45 AM, via Slashdot

In addition to promising a $25,000 Tesla, Elon Musk unveiled its Model S Plaid, the new highest performance version of its flagship sedan. Electrek reports: The electric car is going to have over 520 miles of range, 200 mph top speed, and 0 to 60 mph acceleration in less than two seconds. The automaker lists the following features on its website: – Quickest 0-60 mph and quarter-mile...

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

17 September at 10:28 AM, via CapeNature

There are exciting developments underway at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. CapeNature is delighted to announce the opening of a new one-bedroom unit, the Palmiet honeymoon studio which is just perfect for for couples seeking privacy and romance. The glass-fronted eco-cabin is designed to offer guests unparalleled 360-degree breath-taking views of the reserve. The building work was meticulously […]