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TUESDAY, 18 JANUARY 2022, 17:47


China orders overseas mail disinfection over Omicron fears

Today at 16:51 PM, via News24

China’s postal service has ordered workers to disinfect international deliveries and urged the public to reduce orders from overseas after authorities claimed mail could be the source of recent coronavirus outbreaks.


Afcon 2021: Caf discuss state of pitch in Douala

Today at 16:26 PM, via BBC News

The Confederation of African Football meet to discuss the poor state of the pitch in Douala and whether Afcon matches may need to be moved from the arena.


BLSA accepts Bain’s resignation

Today at 15:55 PM, via Moneyweb

The business body which represents some of businesses’ top CEOs says it looks to raise the ethical standards of SA business.


Zuma takes another legal tilt at Zondo

Today at 16:24 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The former president is asking the Pretoria high court to declare Zondo’s tenure as chairman of the commission of inquiry unlawful and to order Ramaphosa to appoint a new chair


Raducanu on fire to win on Australian Open debut

Today at 17:26 PM, via News24

Teenage US Open champion Emma Raducanu sent 2017 Flushing Meadows winner Sloane Stephens crashing out of the Australian Open at the first hurdle Tuesday, producing some devastating tennis in a return to form.


Zimbabwe: 400 Students Get Scholarships From Ambassador Angel

Today at 16:54 PM, via AllAfrica

[The Herald] Ambassador Uebert Angel has paid scholarships for more than 400 college students as he answers to the call by President Mnangagwa to assist Zimbabweans, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds access tertiary education.


‘Admissions,’ by Kendra James

Today at 15:39 PM, via New York Times

Kendra James was a legacy student at Taft, but wasn’t made to feel like a member of a proud tradition while she was there.


Heidi Klum talks $2 million legs

Today at 17:20 PM, via CNN

Heidi Klum’s legs may have been insured for more than $2 million, but one is worth more than another.


Jodie Sweetin is engaged

Today at 16:58 PM, via CNN

There’s been some good news in the midst of Jodie Sweetin grieving the loss of her TV dad, Bob Saget.


Every Time I Die band splits

Today at 16:28 PM, via CNN

The band Every Time I Die has split over an apparent disagreement with singer Keith Buckley.


‘How I Met Your Father’ flips ‘Mother’ format

Today at 16:16 PM, via CNN

“How I Met Your Father” is billed as a sequel, not a reboot, since it incorporates a few elements of the original CBS series that ended in 2014, as opposed to just flipping the gender on it. Whatever one chooses to call it (and it’s a distinction without much difference), this Hulu series feels particularly stale, with its modest wrinkles failing to offer enough to merit starting a new...


Adapt IT’s big plans following JSE delisting

Today at 17:28 PM, via MyBroadband

Adapt IT CEO Tiffany Dunsdon provides details about their plans following their delisting from the JSE after its acquisition by Volaris Group.


Indonesia Names New Capital that Will Replace Jakarta

Today at 17:25 PM, via Slashdot

Indonesia has announced that its new capital will be called Nusantara, meaning “archipelago” in Javanese. From a report: The country’s parliament approved a bill to relocate the capital from Jakarta, which is rapidly sinking. The idea of building a new capital 1,300km (800 miles) away on the island of Borneo was first proposed in 2019. But critics have said the new name could be confusing and...


Matric exam results get green light

Today at 17:21 PM, via MyBroadband

The Pretoria High Court has ruled that the Department of Basic Education should continue to publish the matric results publicly on media platforms and newspapers.


Six-month Trial of a Four-day Working Week To Be Launched in the UK

Today at 16:40 PM, via Slashdot

More than 30 companies will take part in a trial of a four-day working week to “herald in a bold new way of working in 2022,” researchers say. From a report: The global pandemic has impacted how long and where people work with Working From Home guidance giving an opportunity to experiment with normal work life. The six-month trial will attempt to measure whether workers can operate at 100 per...