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Parliament a significant part of SA’s Heritage

Today at 18:15 PM, via SABC News

As South Africa celebrates Heritage Day, one of the places that reflects the country’s history and tells the perfect story of its heritage is Parliament.


Public evacuated after bomb threat at Eifel Tower

Today at 16:51 PM, via News24

The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated for two hours after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up the great edifice in the heart of the French capital, police said.


WATCH | Musk says cheaper Tesla batteries 3 years away

Today at 18:22 PM, via Fin24

Investors slashed $50 billion from Tesla’s market value after CEO Elon Musk promised to cut electric vehicle costs so radically that a $25 000 car that drives itself will be possible – but not for at least another three years.


Eating a R1 million dinner

Today at 18:00 PM, via BusinessTech

If you received a R1 million bill with your restaurant dinner, your jaw would likely hit the floor. But what if you knew that your weekly takeout meals could be worth an extra million rand in your retirement pot?


LIVE | State Capture Inquiry pt 2, 23 September 2020

Today 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:  


LIVE | State Capture Inquiry, 23 September 2020

Today at 09:15 AM, via SABC News

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


Sorry, freshers: that wild week you were promised will be more bed than bedlam | Phil Wang

Today at 18:00 PM, via The Guardian

Like A-level grades from a disadvantaged school, your social life has been downgraded to Zoom pub crawls and Sims-inspired campuses

My first party at university was a cheese and port party hosted by our college chaplain. It was 2008, and I was both smart and lucky enough to be at Cambridge. I have to be clear that neither “cheese”, “port” nor “college chaplain” are street names for...


Namibia: Schools Comply With Reopening Protocols

Today at 13:53 PM, via AllAfrica

[New Era] Keetmanshoop — Pre-primary and grade 1-3 learners in the //Kharas region were excited after resuming face-to-face learning this week following a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Nigeria: Osinbajo, Obi Agree On Need for More Investment in Education

Today at 13:34 PM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.


Malawi: Ossedi Hands Over Classroom Blocks and Teachers’ Houses

Today at 13:31 PM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Organisation for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development Initiative (OSSEDI) with funding from Child Fund Korea on Monday handed over a classroom block of two classrooms and two teachers’ houses to Kadakatali Junior Primary School.


No Heritage Day plans? Here’s something to do

Today at 17:12 PM, via The Citizen

If you’re one of those people who haven’t booked a long weekend away, here’s a list of things to do across the country this Heritage Day and over the weekend.


Google Expands its Flutter Development Kit To Windows Apps

Today at 18:15 PM, via Slashdot

Google has announced that Flutter, its open source UI development kit for building cross-platform software from the same codebase, is finally available for Windows apps in alpha. From a report:For the world’s leading desktop operating system with some 1 billion installations of Windows 10 alone, this has been a long time coming. Flutter’s alpha incarnation was initially launched at Google’s I/O...


Ron Cobb, a Pioneer in Science Fiction Design, Dies at 83

Today at 18:13 PM, via New York Times

The artist and movie production designer, who brought a meticulous eye for detail to movies including “Star Wars,” “Alien” and “Back to the Future,” helped shape the aesthetics of science fiction.


England’s new Covid rules ‘too little, too late’ for the second time

Today at 17:32 PM, via The Guardian

Scientists say measures won’t stop spread and increase chance of crackdown later

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Scientific advisers to the government have warned that pub curfews and other new measures in England will fail to stop the exponential spread of Covid-19, as sources confirmed that ministers have departed from their “follow the science” mantra.

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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 […]