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South Africa

Public-private partnership to reposition Sun City Resort

Today at 14:39 PM, via SAnews

North West Premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro, recently met with the management of Sun City in Rustenburg to pursue a public-private partnership aimed at taking the resort to greater heights.

South Africa

Mchunu calls for urgent filling of vacant HOD, DG posts

Today at 13:50 PM, via SAnews

Public Service and Administration Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has called on executive authorities to fill Heads of Departments (HOD) and Directors-General (DG) posts in national and provincial departments.

Business

Taking a balanced approach

Today at 14:55 PM, via Moneyweb

‘You do not position for a single outcome at the turn of a cycle’ – manager of the Amplify SCI Strategic Income fund, Erik Nel.

Education

Zimbabwe: Poverty Keeps San Out of School

Today at 15:08 PM, via AllAfrica

[Zimbabwe Standard] An estimated 300 school-going San children in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North province, need fees assistance to go to school amid revelations their parents are failing to raise the money due to poverty.

Education

Kenya: Miracle? Man Speaks After 19 Years of Silence

Today at 15:00 PM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] After spending 19 years in silence, 20-year-old Utalii Lepeto has started speaking, shocking his parents and neighbours in Lorubae village, Samburu East.

Education

Angola: Lubango Residents Gain Infrastructures

Today at 14:37 PM, via AllAfrica

[ANGOP] Lubango — The municipality of Lubango gained today two new schools, a health centre and a funeral home, inaugurated under the scope of the Integrated Plan for Intervention in Municipalities (PIIM).

Science/Tech

COJ joins online radio airwaves

Today at 15:14 PM, via ITWeb

The City of Johannesburg introduces its online radio station Joburg Pulse, which it says will be a platform to raise service delivery concerns directly with the city.

Science/Tech

Nasa helicopter makes historic flight on Mars – video

Today at 15:01 PM, via The Guardian

Nasa’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has completed the first powered, controlled flight on another planet, the space agency has announced.

The small helicopter successfully took flight on the red planet on Monday morning, hovering in the air at about 3 metres (10ft), before descending and touching back down on the Martian surface

Nasa’s Mars helicopter makes first powered, controlled flight on...

Health

What’s Behind the Growth in Alcohol Consumption?

Today at 11:12 AM, via New York Times

A comparison across demographic groups over two decades offers some clues, and there has been a particular rise in misuse among women during the pandemic.

Nature

Sour fig harvesting provides income for communities

Thursday at 14:01 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature celebrates International Plant Appreciation Day this year by highlighting the important role that indigenous plants play in the livelihood of communities. The special calendar day falls on 13 April every year and is aimed at highlighting the importance of plants in our daily lives. Much of human nutrition depends on land plants, either directly […]