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South Africa

Senzo Meyiwa murder suspects named

Today at 10:48 AM, via SABC News

The five suspects involved in the murder case of former Bafana Bafana captain and Orlando Pirates Striker Senzo Meyiwa have been named.

South Africa

OR Tambo statue and new Radisson Hotel unveiled

Today at 10:12 AM, via SAnews

President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially unveiled a statue in honour of the late struggle stalwart and global icon Oliver Reginald Tambo at OR Tambo International Airport.

Business

SA airports boss voices concern over long-term traffic volumes

Today at 11:30 AM, via BusinessTech

Airports Company South Africa on Tuesday reported revenue of R7.12 billion, down marginally from the prior period as the Covid-19 pandemic and weak economy generated significant revenue and cost pressures.

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

Even Victorians felt sympathy for hungry children. Why doesn’t this government? | Angelique Richardson

Today at 11:00 AM, via The Guardian

Novelists from Gaskell to Hardy helped change thinking about childhood poverty. It’s time some MPs took a lesson from them

Hunger courses through Mary Barton, Elizabeth Gaskell’s 1848 novel documenting what would become known as the hungry 40s. Like Dickens with Oliver Twist, 10 years earlier, she sought to move the heart of middle England. Hunger could no longer be accepted as natural or...

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

21-year-old app developer forfeits income to help 2020 matrics

Today at 11:06 AM, via ITWeb

The Matric Live app, which won in the ‘Best Education Solution’ category of the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, went further to help Grade 10 to 12 learners during lockdown – forgoing its nominal fee.

Science/Tech

Cell C wants roaming discounts to compete with MVNOs

Today at 11:04 AM, via MyBroadband

Cell C has said it wants affordable network roaming agreements to form part of pro-competitive remedies aimed at addressing the structure of the mobile broadband market in South Africa. 

Science/Tech

How to keep pharmaceutical data in pristine condition

Today at 11:02 AM, via ITWeb

During the pandemic, being able to connect online and share and access data from different teams has been vital for life-saving work to continue, says Johan Scheepers, country head at Commvault South Africa.

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 […]