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South Africa

Africa will continue to face COVID-19 aftermath head on

Today at 09:27 AM, via SAnews

Africa has laid down good economic fundamentals that will enable the continent to rapidly rebuild economies after the losses suffered due to COVID-19, believes Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

South Africa

SACU backs proposals to advance industrialisation

Today at 08:36 AM, via SAnews

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Ministers of Finance and Trade support the proposal of working together, through a regionally coordinated approach, to advance industrialisation, trade market access regionally and continentally, and to strengthen resource mobilisation.

World

First man to climb Everest 10 times dies at 72

Today at 05:17 AM, via CNN

Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community.

Business

Joburg sees spike in water and lights bills

Today at 09:48 AM, via BusinessTech

The City of Johannesburg has asked ratepayers to use water and electricity sparingly during the lockdown to reduce consumption, which is resulting in higher-than-normal utility bills.

Education

Uganda: Fire Won’t Affect Reopening – VC Nawangwe

Today at 09:57 AM, via AllAfrica

[Monitor] The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, has said the fire that gutted the Main Building yesterday will not affect the reopening for medical students.

Education

Zimbabwe: No Joy for Zinasu Leader

Today at 09:51 AM, via AllAfrica

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) leader Takudzwa Ngadziore, who is facing fresh charges of participating in a gathering with intent to promote public violence after he allegedly addressed a Press conference at OK Mart near Impala Car Rental premises was yesterday denied bail.

Entertainment

Emmy ratings fall again to record low, as streaming becomes the new normal

Yesterday at 20:01 PM, via CNN

What if you threw a party — one generally praised by critics, presented with no serious glitches in the midst of a pandemic — and relatively speaking, nobody showed up? That’s the puzzle facing the Television Academy, in the wake of another year of record-low ratings for the Emmy Awards.

Science/Tech

Work from home if you can, says Michael Gove

Today at 09:41 AM, via The Guardian

Minister announces ‘reluctant’ shift in advice in England as coronavirus infections soar

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The public in England will once again be asked to work from home if they can, Michael Gove said on Tuesday, outlining a “reluctant” shift in government advice to combat the spread of coronavirus that he said could help “avert the need for...

Motoring

WATCH | The new Audi E-Tron S Sportback

Today at 09:00 AM, via Wheels24

Audi is launching its first two fully electric S models, of which the E-tron S Sportback is being featured, in Europe and gives us a look at what the German brand is busy with on the electric car front.

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

Thursday 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 […]