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SUNDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2020, 17:17

Africa

Fire ravages Uganda’s top university

Today at 13:37 PM, via The Citizen

Makerere University was established in 1922 as a humble technical school, but today is one of Africa’s oldest and most prestigious English universities.

Business

Time is running out for e-tolls

Today at 17:09 PM, via BusinessTech

The South African National Roads Agency needs the government to decide on the future of electronic tolls in Gauteng province, as the coronavirus cuts its cashflow, the Sunday Times reported.

Politics

DA calls for Parliament to fully resume business

Today at 13:49 PM, via SABC News

The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants Parliament to fully resume business as the country starts to ease COVID-19 lockdown regulations to Alert Level 1.

Education

Kenya: Learners to Be Back in Class On October 19

Today at 12:19 PM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] Schools will open on October 19 while Standard Eight and Form Four learners will sit their national exams in April 2021 if the government adopts proposals by a committee appointed by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.

Lifestyle

Tsitsikamma National Park showcases SA’s natural heritage

Today at 03:19 AM, via SABC News

This month marks tourism month and a domestic travel campaign is underway. As South Africa moves to level one of the national lockdown, there is a big push to get the tourism industry up to speed. It’s also Tourism Month, and the Department of Tourism activated its domestic travel campaign in the Eastern Cape.

Lifestyle

Your daily Horoscope for 20 September 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

Tito’s pilchards and pap has Twitter in stitches… again

Today at 15:26 PM, via The Citizen

With pilchards being such a hot political potato (with or without extra garlic), many South Africans saw the lighter side of the tweets and turned their attention to the minister’s choice of delicacies, again.

Science/Tech

You Can Microwave This Notebook When It’s Full – Then Reuse It Again

Today at 16:34 PM, via Slashdot

A new product wants to upgrade the act of taking notes in a spiral-bound notebook — with the resuable “Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook”:You can write on it using any Pilot Frixion pen, marker, or highlighter, and once you’re done, you can scan the notes, doodles, and drawings into the Rocketbook app to store them in a cloud. Used up all of its pages? No problem. Make sure you’ve scanned all...

Science/Tech

Could Smart Technology Help Save the World’s Honey Bees?

Today at 15:34 PM, via Slashdot

CNN Business reports:Climate change, intensive agriculture, and the use of pesticides and fungicides in farming is ravaging the world’s bees. Commercial beekeepers in the United States lost 44% of their managed colonies in 2019, according to research from the University of Maryland. Now, technology startups are developing smart devices that give beekeepers access to detailed information about...