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South Africa

SA COVID-19 death toll passes 19 000

Today at 08:53 AM, via SAnews

South Africa’s COVID-19 deaths have exceeded the 19 000 mark after 40 more people succumbed to the respiratory disease on Monday.

South Africa

Zikalala welcomes Meyiwa murder arrests

Today at 08:35 AM, via SAnews

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the arrest of five suspects linked to the murder of former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain, Senzo Meyiwa.

Africa

Fearless Burundi MP suffers in jail

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Fabien Banciryanino, who challenged state on political murders, detained in notorious prison

Business

SAP sends warning for software earnings

Today at 09:59 AM, via BusinessTech

Dire earnings results at SAP SE wiped out more than 35 billion euros ($41 billion) from the German software company’s market value in a matter of minutes, sending a warning to tech investors about the health of the business software industry.

Politics

LIVE | President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils OR Tambo bronze statue

Today at 08:44 AM, via SABC News

As part of the birthday celebrations of the late and longest-serving ANC president Oliver Tambo, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils a nine-metre tall bronze statue at the OR Tambo International Airport. Tambo would have been 103-years-old today.

Education

Malawi: Nursing Student Publishes Book

Today at 10:24 AM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu — A third year nursing student at Saint John of God College of Health Sciences in Mzuzu, Sam Mkonde has published a motivational book titled “Rise up, fight that challenge”.

Science/Tech

Christmas unwrapped with New Star Networks

Today at 10:29 AM, via MyBroadband

New Star Networks is offering a Xmas Unwrapped incentive and its standard 50% commission share on all sign-ups before 30 November.

Science/Tech

New “Netflix tax” proposed for South Africa

Today at 10:00 AM, via MyBroadband

A new government report proposes implementing a digital tax on global companies such as Netflix, Amazon, and Facebook that operate in South Africa.

Science/Tech

Gijima scores R339m health tender

Today at 09:49 AM, via ITWeb

The contract will see the company provide a fully-managed health information system to the Gauteng Department of Health.

Motoring

The best four moments from Spa 24 Hours

Today at 09:30 AM, via Wheels24

The Rowe Racing team was victorious at the Spa 24 Hours in their Porsche GT3 R. We look at the top four moments from the endurance race.

Nature

A journey to Keurbooms Nature Reserve – by Scott Ramsay

Yesterday at 14:41 PM, via CapeNature

Words and photos by Scott Ramsay Keurbooms River Nature Reserve is a small reserve near Plettenberg Bay, and despite its proximity to the busy town, once you’ve paddled up the river away from the national road, it soon becomes clear that this reserve is another tiny patch of paradise in the Western Cape. Ancient yellow-wood […]

Nature

Communities and Conservation working together for sustainable oceans

Thursday at 15:57 PM, via CapeNature

Baited Underwater Videos (BRUVs) – Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean Marine protected areas (MPAs) aim to conserve marine life and promote the conservation and effective management of ecologically and biologically diverse marine areas. The social and economic context within which they exist also needs to be considered when planning and making management decisions. They are […]