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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.


Alphabet shuts Loon project

Today at 07:27 AM, via BusinessTech

Google parent Alphabet Inc shut down Loon, an audacious project to beam internet service from high-altitude balloons, after the unit failed to develop a viable business model.


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).


Malware reportedly found on laptops given to children in England

Yesterday at 18:01 PM, via The Guardian

Investigation launched after teachers warn of worm on devices handed out for home schooling

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An investigation has been launched into reports that some of the laptops handed out to vulnerable children for homeschooling in England are infected with malware.

According to an online forum, teachers from a school in Bradford noticed the...


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.


Pearls, purple and American designers mark a new US administration

Yesterday at 19:09 PM, via SABC News

The United States’ peaceful transition of power included a spotlight on fashion on Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in at the US Capitol, both sporting American designers.


Intel will stay focused on making chips

Today at 07:08 AM, via MyBroadband

Intel Corp.’s incoming Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger pledged to regain the company’s lead in chip manufacturing, countering growing calls from some investors to shed that part of its business.


Prostate Cancer Can Be Precisely Diagnosed Using a Urine Test With AI

Today at 05:30 AM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader Phys.Org: The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that the collaborative research team led by Dr. Kwan Hyi Lee from the Biomaterials Research Center and Professor In Gab Jeong from Asan Medical Center developed a technique for diagnosing prostate cancer from urine within only 20 minutes with almost 100% accuracy. The research team developed this...


Google Shuts Loon Hot-Air Balloon Project

Today at 03:46 AM, via New York Times

Begun nearly a decade ago, Loon was one of the company’s high-profile, cutting-edge efforts. But it was difficult to turn into a business.


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 […]