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THURSDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2020, 08:55

World

US says Iran, Russia obtained voter registration info

Today at 07:57 AM, via News24

Russian and Iran have both obtained US voter information and taken actions to influence public opinion ahead of the 3 November election, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday.

Africa

Ousted Mali president returns to country

Today at 08:41 AM, via News24

Mali’s ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to the Sahel state Wednesday, an official said, after leaving to seek medical treatment following his ouster in an August coup.

Politics

Diko, Masuku should be taken to disciplinary committee: Gauteng ANC

Today at 06:45 AM, via SABC News

The African National Congress Gauteng’s Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) has resolved that former Health MEC Bandile Masuku and Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko should be taken to the party’s Disciplinary Committee.

Politics

EFF wants Ranjeni Munusamy cut from Mboweni team

Today at 06:07 AM, via SABC News

The EFF wants Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to sever all contractual ties with journalist Ranjeni Munusamy until she deals with the allegations against her.

Education

Kenya: Schools Yet to Receive New Desks

Today at 08:14 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] The government has failed to meet the October 19 deadline for the delivery of desks, chairs and lockers to public primary and secondary schools.

Education

Kenya: BBI Goodies – Youth to Get 4-Year Grace Period for Helb Loans

Today at 08:14 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] Youth-owned businesses will be handed a seven-year tax break, with graduates allowed a four-year grace period before payment of their study loans, in grand plans by the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) to address the problems of young people.

Lifestyle

Your daily Horoscope for 22 October 2020

Today at 01:00 AM, via The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here’s a quick glance at horoscopes and more for today – completely free!

Entertainment

‘Borat’ sequel somehow still manages to serve up audacious surprises

Yesterday at 20:02 PM, via CNN

Like any sequel, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” faces the challenge of what to do for an encore, 14 years and a big box-office haul later. Somehow, though, Sacha Baron Cohen hasn’t lost the power to deliver audacious surprises, with enough explosive, not-suitable-for-anywhere laughs to power through the flatter patches this sort of exercise inevitably yields.

Entertainment

‘Rebecca’ offers a pretty but uninspired remake of the Hitchcock classic

Yesterday at 15:50 PM, via CNN

The scenery is spectacular in “Rebecca,” and that’s not even counting stars Lily James and Armie Hammer. Yet this faithful, pretty-but-uninspired adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel doesn’t breathe fresh life into the classic, much less eclipse the 1940 Laurence Olivier-Joan Fontaine version that garnered Alfred Hitchcock’s lone best-picture Oscar.

Nature

Scott Ramsay’s Photo Tours – Robberg Nature Reserve

Tuesday at 12:11 PM, via CapeNature

Words and photos by Scott Ramsay Take all the natural wonders of Robberg, and divide them by the number of square metres of this relatively tiny reserve…and you’ve got one of the most impressive reserves in the country. Few other small protected areas pack so much punch. Lying near the town of Plettenberg Bay (although […]