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MONDAY, 25 JANUARY 2021, 11:25

Africa

Egypt, Seychelles get first jabs

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The two countries have rolled out China’s Sinopharm vaccine, but data issues are likely to keep some countries from doing the same

Business

SA’s only provider of life insurance that pays-out claims proactively

Today at 11:00 AM, via BusinessTech

FNB has a legacy of being a trusted, innovative provider of financial services, and its award-winning life insurance division FNB Life is living up to these expectations by rapidly transforming life insurance and providing digitally led platform enabled insurance solutions. 

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry

Today at 10:00 AM, via SABC News

Former Chairperson of the High-Level Review Panel into the State Security Agency (SSA), Sydney Mufamadi will testify at the State Capture Commission on Monday.

Sport

Black Leopards sack Dylan Kerr as head coach

Today at 09:31 AM, via News24

PSL side Black Leopards have announced that head coach Dylan Kerr has departed the club after just two months at the helm after suffering a heavy defeat at the weekend to Chippa United.

Education

Tanzania: Old Public Schools Repair On Course

Today at 10:51 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] THE government is on course of repairing old public schools, teachers’ houses and other related buildings to create conducive learning environment in the institutions, it was disclosed.

Education

South Africa: Leveraging Off Covid-19 – There Could Be a Silver Lining for Education

Today at 10:24 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily Maverick] The pandemic has raised challenges that offer us an opportunity for a radical reimagining of our education system that could change our future. As we mark World Education Day on 24 January 2021, we argue that social investors will be key to ensuring the success of collective and collaborative efforts between public and private sector players.

Entertainment

SABC to slash Muvhango’s airing days

Today at 05:20 AM, via SowetanLIVE

The SABC says its move to reduce Muvhango and 7de Laan to three airing episodes per week was sparked by the public broadcaster’s efforts to open the industry.

Science/Tech

Networking trends to think about for 2021

Today at 10:55 AM, via MyBroadband

Covid-19 has forced organizations to pull their current two year digital transformation strategy forward into six months. The demands of employees has changed, customer expectations have changed and most importantly, the way our business have traditionally operated will need to change. The role of technology will certainly need to be re-looked and re-evaluated.

Science/Tech

BP Slashes Its Oil Exploration Team by 85%, Starts Switching to Renewables

Today at 10:34 AM, via Slashdot

Reuters reports on big changes at BP (the company formerly known as British Petroleum):Its geologists, engineers and scientists have been cut to less than 100 from a peak of more than 700 a few years ago, company sources told Reuters, part of a climate change-driven overhaul triggered last year by CEO Bernard Looney. “The winds have turned very chilly in the exploration team since Looney’s...

Health

Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like

Yesterday at 20:35 PM, via New York Times

From denialism to death threats, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci describes a fraught year as an adviser to President Donald J. Trump on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nature

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 […]