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SATURDAY, 27 FEBRUARY 2021, 15:09

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Venice: Low tides leave canals dry

Today at 14:29 PM, via BBC News

In stark contrast to floods in December, some of the city’s boats and gondolas are beached.

Business

South Africans are migrating to smaller towns

Today at 11:00 AM, via BusinessTech

The Covid-19 lockdown has led to a shift in property buying in South Africa, and one of the biggest trends to emerge has been the migration away from big cities to smaller towns along the coast or in more rural settings.

Business

Big changes coming to South Africa’s motoring landscape

Today at 08:30 AM, via BusinessTech

For the first time ever, owners of new cars will have the right to repair or service their vehicles at an independent provider of their choice, notes Filum Ho, CEO of South African auto parts and glass specialists Autoboys.

Politics

ANC Parliamentary Caucus welcomes Bongo’s acquittal

Today at 11:40 AM, via SABC News

The African National Congress (ANC) Parliamentary Caucus welcomes the judgment by the Western Cape High Court that has found ANC MP Adv Bongani Bongo not guilty of bribery accusations levelled against him. 

Sport

Rampant Brumbies in record win of Waratahs

Today at 14:44 PM, via News24

The Brumbies have beaten the Waratahs in a Super Rugby AU clash in Canberra, scoring nine tries in a match they dominated from start to finish.

Lifestyle

Lady Gaga’s two abducted bulldogs returned unharmed to police

Today at 09:04 AM, via SABC News

Lady Gaga’s two stolen bulldogs, snatched in a violent abduction that left the pets’ caretaker shot in the chest this week in Hollywood, were turned over to police on Friday and have been reunited with the pop singer’s representatives, police said.

Lifestyle

Lady Gaga’s dogs safely returned: LA police

Today at 08:13 AM, via Eyewitness News

Koji and Gustav were seized after an employee walking them was shot and wounded Wednesday night, and the attackers escaped in a vehicle.

Lifestyle

Your daily Horoscope for 27 February 2021

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

What the controversy over ‘Minari’ says about being American

Yesterday at 22:21 PM, via CNN

When the Golden Globes air on Sunday, “Minari” — an American movie written and directed by an American man about a family’s struggles on their American farm — will be competing in a surprising category: best foreign-language film.

Science/Tech

Jamaica’s JamCOVID Pulled Offline After Third Security Lapse Exposed Travelers’ Data

Today at 14:00 PM, via Slashdot

Jamaica’s JamCOVID app and website were taken offline late on Thursday following a third security lapse, which exposed quarantine orders on more than half a million travelers to the island. From a report: JamCOVID was set up last year to help the government process travelers arriving on the island. Quarantine orders are issued by the Jamaican Ministry of Health and instruct travelers to stay in...

Science/Tech

How Blizzard Transforms Its Fans Into Employees

Today at 14:00 PM, via Wired

The game developer has a reputation for pulling some of its most avid fans into its ranks, but whether that relationship will persevere isn’t so clear.

Nature

Water quality and quantity the key to healthy estuaries

Tuesday at 16:19 PM, via CapeNature

The health of on estuary is a description of the condition of an estuary and are driven by two key drivers, water quality and quantity. Rain falling on the land eventually makes its way to a lake, river, stream, estuary, or ocean. Some rainwater flows slowly, in a thin layer called sheet flow across the […]