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South Africa

Two arrested at Durban Correction centre for contraband

Today at 10:05 AM, via SAnews

A Department of Correctional Services official has been arrested together with another person after attempting to smuggle a large consignment of contraband into the Durban Correctional Centre.


Pioneering Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

Today at 12:21 PM, via News24

US war pilot Charles McGee, who faced military segregation as he became a legendary member of the all-Black flying force known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday at age 102, officials said.


Afcon 2021: Algeria v Equatorial Guinea

Yesterday at 16:21 PM, via BBC News

Live coverage of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Algeria and Equatorial Guinea (19:00 GMT).


Mafe to plead not guilty to charges against him

Today at 08:10 AM, via SABC News

Alleged Parliament arsonist, Zandile Mafe, intends to plead not guilty to the charges against him relating to the fire that gutted the old and new National Assembly buildings earlier this month.


Egypt: Cabinet – Egypt’s Education Rankings Improved in 2021

Today at 11:30 AM, via AllAfrica

[Egypt Online] The cabinet’s media center said the State seeks to develop the education system and overcome several challenges it faces; according to an ambitious plan that aims to raise the efficiency of schools, integrate modern technology into the education process, as well as to revamp curricula and adopt new education systems that work on developing students’ skills.


Nigeria: Insecurity – Zamfara Schools Resume After Four Months

Today at 11:04 AM, via AllAfrica

[Premium Times] Schools are resuming in Zamfara since the total shutdown of all schools on September 1, 2021, after bandits abducted 80 students and three teachers from Government Day Secondary School, Kaya, in Maradun Local Government Area (LGA).


Chrome won’t let users delete search engines

Today at 11:39 AM, via MyBroadband

Chrome and Edge users have complained they are unable to delete search engines from their settings pages that are “hijacking” their browser’s default search option.