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Chancellor unveils emergency jobs scheme

Today at 13:04 PM, via BBC News

Government to top up wages of workers covering up to two-thirds of their hours for next six months, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces

World

WATCH | North Korean troops kill South Korean man, burn body – Seoul

Today at 12:36 PM, via News24

North Korean troops have shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was likely an effort to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, South Korea’s military has said.

Politics

SCA president demands Lungisa retract corruption utterances

Today at 11:37 AM, via SABC News

The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) Mandisa Maya, together with four other Judges of the SCA and Judge President of the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Selby Mbenenge have demanded that African National Congress (ANC) politician Andile Lungisa retract remarks he made last week when he handed himself to authorities to start his two-year sentence for assault.

Politics

LIVE | State Capture Inquiry pt 2, 23 September 2020

Yesterday at 14:10 PM, via SABC News

Former head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Mpho Mokoena is expected to conclude his testimony on Wednesday afternoon at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg. Below is the live stream:  

Education

Liberia: Grand Bassa to Get Technical, Professional School

Today at 11:43 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Dawn] The Port city of Buchanan in Grand Bassa County is to shortly benefit from a technical and professional skills training school. Addressing a news conference on 23 September in Paynesville, Montserrado County, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Action for Professional Driving Institute (APDI) Mr. James Masssaboi disclosed that his institution has decided to extend its...

Education

South Africa: TLC2020 – Design Thinking During a Pandemic

Today at 11:18 AM, via AllAfrica

[UCT] If you’ve signed up for a course at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking (d-school), then you’re familiar with the classroom set-up. White boards line the walls and the conventional in-class seating arrangement has been replaced with high tables and chairs. Teamwork is the norm, and the energy in the room is palpable.

Lifestyle

Heritage Day Series: Ndlebende and his three friends

Today at 11:22 AM, via The South African

(Partner Content) In this week’s edition, we bring you a South African adaptation of a well-known folktale, as we follow the journey of Ndlebene and his three friends.

Lifestyle

‘South Africans need something positive to look forward to’

Today at 10:54 AM, via SABC News

Sports, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Nocawe Mafu says South Africans need something positive to look forward to such as government assurance that efforts are being made to revive the economy, as the country marks Heritage Day.

Science/Tech

Cloud 2020 – In conversation with China Telecom’s Dayong Zhang

Today at 12:57 PM, via MyBroadband

Zhang speaks about how the COVID-19 pandemic had affected China Telecom’s operations locally and globally, and considers the opportunities provided by the increased connectivity resulting from lockdowns around the world.

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

17 September at 10:28 AM, via CapeNature

There are exciting developments underway at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. CapeNature is delighted to announce the opening of a new one-bedroom unit, the Palmiet honeymoon studio which is just perfect for for couples seeking privacy and romance. The glass-fronted eco-cabin is designed to offer guests unparalleled 360-degree breath-taking views of the reserve. The building work was meticulously […]