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South Africa

SASSA grant payment not affected by Post Office finances

Today at 09:51 AM, via SAnews

The South African Post Office has assured recipients of social grants that South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) payments will not be affected by the current financial restrained experience by the Post Office.

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Government works to procure additional power generation

Today at 09:30 AM, via SAnews

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11,800 megawatts (MW) of additional power generation.

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SA records 1 268 new COVID-19 cases

Today at 09:20 AM, via SAnews

South Africa has recorded 1 268 new COVID-19 cases bringing the cumulative number of detected cases to 670 766 on Sunday.


Xi: Xinjiang policies ‘completely correct’

Today at 05:26 AM, via CNN

Chinese President Xi Jinping believes his policies in the far-western region of Xinjiang are “completely correct,” despite growing international criticism of alleged human rights abuses and mass internment.


LIVE: State Capture Inquiry

Today at 10:00 AM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues in Johannesburg on Monday.


Rwanda: Gradual School Reopening to Start in October

Today at 09:47 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Times] The Minister of Education has said that the reopening of schools is expected to start gradually in October and conclude in November 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.


Kenya: Prof. Charles Ong’ondo Appointed KICD Director

Today at 09:46 AM, via AllAfrica

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has appointed Professor Charles Ong’ondo as the Director of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) for a five-year term.


Angola: Covid-19 – Minister Recognises Higher Education Institution Difficulties

Today at 09:36 AM, via AllAfrica

[ANGOP] Lubango — The Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria Bragança Sambo, Friday in Lubango pointed out the lack of financial and technical capacity to guarantee the “full” biosafety conditions in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), according to the requirements.


Max Ehrich opens up about split from Demi Lovato

Today at 07:49 AM, via Channel24

Max Ehrich took to Instagram Stories to share how he first learnt of his split from Demi Lovato before sharing a series of erratic posts about the pop star.


What the death of ADSL means for South Africans

Today at 10:09 AM, via MyBroadband

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) has published a statement which details how South Africans’ should approach the move from ADSL to alternative services.


US ratchets up pressure on Germany to ban Huawei

Today at 10:05 AM, via TechCentral

US President Donald Trump’s administration is maintaining pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to exclude Huawei from Germany’s 5G networks.


Bustled-backed Audi Q5 Sportback revealed

Today at 08:36 AM, via The Citizen

Newcomer joins the Q3 Sportback, all-electric Q4 Sportback e-tron and flagship Q8 as Ingolstadt’s fourth coupe-SUV.


How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

Yesterday at 17:58 PM, via New York Times

Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget the UV lights.


International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020 – Trashy seas made clean

Friday at 11:47 AM, via CapeNature

By Marx-Lenin Nagan, Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Cederberg Landscape Unit International Coastal Cleanup Day was marked on 19 September 2020 and CapeNature staff rolled up their sleeves to support local initiatives on the day. Three coastal cleanups took place on the 19th September in the Cederberg Landscape at Velddrif, Elands – and Lamberts Bay respectively. These […]