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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.


Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated

Yesterday at 21:33 PM, via SABC News

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.


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.


Nigeria: Ondo Students Lament Non-Payment of Bursary Since 2016

Today at 12:50 PM, via AllAfrica

[Premium Times] Tertiary institution students from Ondo State under the umbrella of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay their bursary and scholarship allowances since 2016.


‘Agents of Chaos’ takes a deep, deep dive into the Trump-Russia nexus

Today at 15:34 PM, via CNN

“Agents of Chaos” talks to a who’s who of key figures in the Trump-Russia nexus, conveying the scope of a Russian operation that — to the extent disrupting US politics was the goal — succeeded beyond its wildest dreams. Director Alex Gibney’s two-part documentary is especially notable for its nuance, offering multiple angles exploring what transpired as well as the disparate motivations of...


Cloud 2020 – In conversation with Nutanix’s Paul Ruinaard

Today at 15:55 PM, via MyBroadband

Nutanix’s Paul Ruinaard shares insights on pricing trends in the cloud space, the advantages the cloud offers, and what businesses must do to avoid possible complications in their cloud journey.


England’s new measures aren’t enough to prevent soaring Covid-19 infections | Jennifer Dowd

Today at 15:33 PM, via The Guardian

The path out of the pandemic relies on a full toolkit of strategies to buy time – including restricting home visits

The new restrictions announced by Boris Johnson yesterday, including the closing of restaurants and pubs at 10pm and increased use of face coverings, fall short of a “second lockdown” but signal that life is still far from returning to normal.

While England’s true number of...


The Cool Physics of a Supersonic Baseball

Today at 15:00 PM, via Wired

For one thing, let’s build a model of air drag and how it affects the ball differently when it’s traveling faster and slower than the speed of sound.


Jeff Bezos Is Opening His First Tuition-Free Bezos Academy Preschool, Where Each Child ‘Will Be the Customer’

Today at 15:00 PM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hill: Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday announced he’s soon opening the first location of a network of tuition-free “Montessori-inspired” preschools for underserved children. In an Instagram post, Bezos said the first Bezos Academy will open in Des Moines, Wash., on Oct. 19. The network of schools will offer year-round programming, five...


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 […]