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MONDAY, 02 AUGUST 2021, 09:02

World

Giant panda twins born in French zoo

Today at 06:05 AM, via BBC News

The event is described as “exceptional” by experts, as panda reproduction is notoriously difficult.

Africa

Malawi moves to Maggie Mkandawire’s beat

Yesterday at 14:54 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Empowering her people through music and education, Maggie Mkandawire fights the Covid-19 pandemic in her own unique way

Business

Eskom says Medupi is finally complete

Today at 07:54 AM, via BusinessTech

Eskom has announced that Unit 1, the last of six generation units at Medupi has attained commercial operation status.

Politics

Embrace RET as a formula to change lives of citizens: Mantashe

Today at 06:00 AM, via SABC News

African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Gwede Mantashe has urged alliance partners not to sloganise the idea of radical economic transformation (RET) but to embrace it as a formula to change the lives of ordinary South Africans.

Sport

Frustrated Verstappen ‘will never give up’ in title race

Today at 05:13 AM, via Eyewitness News

The Dutchman was sideswiped on the opening turn of the race in a series of collisions prompted by Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and which wiped out his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez and three others.

Education

Tanzania: Why Higher Education Loan Applicants Need to Be Keen

Today at 08:51 AM, via AllAfrica

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam — The over 160,000 students expected to apply for the higher education loans for the academic year 2021/22 have been cautioned to avoid making mistakes when filling out the requisite forms.

Education

Malawi: UK Partners With Malawi to Boost Girl Education

Today at 08:44 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nyasa Times] The United Kingdom is committed to partnering with Malawi to boost girl’s education as one way of addressing challenges young females face in society, Her Excellency the First Lady Madame Monica Chakwera has been told.

Entertainment

Newbie Buci bags two Sama gongs

Today at 04:50 AM, via SowetanLIVE

The sky is the limit for gospel rising star Buci Radebe, who walked away with two accolades at the South African Music Awards (Samas) on Saturday.

Entertainment

Actor Saginaw Grant dies at 85

Yesterday at 20:47 PM, via CNN

Actor Saginaw Grant, known for his roles in “Breaking Bad” and “The Lone Ranger,” has died, according to his publicist Lani Carmichael. He was 85 years old.

Science/Tech

MTN Nigeria earnings soar despite Sim restrictions

Today at 08:53 AM, via TechCentral

MTN Group’s Nigerian unit has reported a 27.6% increase in half-year Ebitda, despite a sharp decline in subscribers brought about by regulatory restrictions on new Sim sales and activations.

Science/Tech

4 factors that will influence your car’s trade-in value

Today at 08:46 AM, via MyBroadband

While the make, model and popularity of a car influences its resale value, the features and options you chose on your current car when you initially bought it also have a considerable impact on its trade-in value!