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All the 2021 Golden Globe winners

Today at 08:12 AM, via News24

The winners for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced at a bi-coastal, virtual ceremony.

South Africa

Three suspects to appear in court for the killing of a child with albinism

Today at 04:39 AM, via SABC News

Three of the four men, accused of killing Gabisile Shabane, who was living with albinism and her cousin, Nkosikhona Ngwenya at Hlalanikahle in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga are to appear at the High Court Division sitting in Middelburg on Monday morning.

South Africa

SANParks counts millions lost due to hard lockdown

Today at 04:32 AM, via Eyewitness News

The Table Mountain National Park and other parks across the country were closed during the lockdown period last year and with foreign tourism virtually non-existent, the parks are hoping South Africans will tour their own country to make up the gap.

South Africa

Ramaphosa: ‘Threat of a third wave is constantly present’

Today at 04:00 AM, via Eyewitness News

During Sunday night’s address to the nation, Ramaphosa announced that due to the steady decline in new infections, social, political, religious and cultural gatherings will now be permitted.

World

Correspondent speaks to migrants making dangerous journey to US

Today at 03:12 AM, via CNN

The US has seen a significant spike in migrants fleeing their native countries and making their way to the US, hoping to have a better chance of getting in with a new administration in charge. CNN’s Matt Rivers spoke to some of them.

Africa

Living with Long Covid in Lagos

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Most people recover from Covid‑19 quickly, but Long Haulers in Nigeria are turning to one another for support

Africa

The many faces of Idi Amin

Saturday at 19:41 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Was he a joke, an oaf, a hero, or the evil dictator the West loved to hate? Decades after his death, his legacy is still a puzzle.

Business

Gold price under pressure and Modern Monetary Theory

Today at 07:06 AM, via Moneyweb

Petri Redelinghuys of Herenya Capital talks markets with the US and gold both suffering a red week and strategist Mohammed Nalla on understanding Modern Monetary Theory.

Politics

Political parties react to SA moving to COVID-19 lockdown Level 1

Yesterday at 23:02 PM, via SABC News

Political parties have reacted to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the country will move to Level 1 of the coronavirus lockdown following the first leg of the vaccinations on healthcare workers across the country.

Politics

LIVE: President Ramaphosa addresses the nation on COVID-19 response

Yesterday at 18:05 PM, via SABC News

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on Sunday at 8pm on developments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The address comes as the country continues the rollout of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID 19.

Science/Tech

Verizon Support Recommends Turning Off 5G to Conserve Battery Life

Today at 06:34 AM, via Slashdot

“Are you noticing your battery life is draining faster than normal?” tweeted Verizon Wireless customer support on Sunday, the Verge reports:Despite its relentless promotion of 5G phones and the fact that it spent more than $45 billion bidding on a new faster spectrum, Verizon support now is advising people on Twitter to turn off their phones’ 5G access to preserve battery life. In a Sunday...

Nature

Matrics in De Hoop – In their own words

Saturday at 23:05 PM, via CapeNature

On the weekend of 19-21 five 2020 Matric learners were hosted by CapeNature and world-renowned adventurer Riaan Manser at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. These five matriculants; Jama Paliso, Hannah Chetty, Abdullah Seedat, Silondukhule Nquma and Lucy can der Meulen were the runners up in a campaign that saw five other students join Manser on […]