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Covid-19: Each jab will cost between R280 and R308

Today at 18:42 PM, via News24

In a circular from the Department of Health, public healthcare providers were informed that they will be able to access vaccines from the 51 million doses secured by the South African government, if they set up an account with distributors Biovac and DSV.


Boom times for organic cocoa in Ivory Coast

Today at 17:01 PM, via News24

Cocoa farmers across Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer of the key ingredient for chocolate, are down in the dumps after prices for their commodity have fallen for the second year running.


Political parties react to National State of Disaster extension

Yesterday at 10:52 AM, via SABC News

Today marks 14 months since the government declared the National State of Disaster. The move was in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus in March last year. It’s been extended for another month. It will officially kick in from May 15 until June 15. The new one-month extension was approved by Cabinet and gazetted […]


Universities are failing to tackle rape culture on campus, students say

Today at 18:12 PM, via The Guardian

Sit-in protest over sexual misconduct at Warwick University enters its ninth week

Students have said universities are still failing to tackle rape culture on campus as a sit-in protest over sexual misconduct at Warwick University enters its ninth week.

Student group Protect Warwick Women has been camping in tents outside the student union building since March to protest over what they see as...


Tanzania: Joy As 3,000 Teachers Listed for Promotion in Dar

Today at 15:38 PM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] Over 3,000 teachers in Kinondoni and Ubungo Municipal councils are lined up for promotion after meeting all criteria under the Teachers Service Commission Act No.25 of 2015 and government procedures.


Africa: Online Platform for Professional Adult Educators Launched in Malawi

Today at 15:17 PM, via AllAfrica

[Nyasa Times] The Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband (DVV International), has launched an online platform for professional adult educators in Africa called MOJA in Malawi by effectively enabling adult educators and learners to easily interact with their counterparts across the continent.


MITRE Security Tests Reveal Built-in Advantage of First-Gen Antivirus Vendors

Today at 18:34 PM, via Slashdot

Slashdot reader storagedude writes: The MITRE cybersecurity product evaluations use adversarial attack techniques instead of basic malware samples, and as a result are the best tests of enterprise security products — particularly in light of dramatic recent attacks on SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline. What’s especially interesting is just how well first-generation antivirus vendors like...


Apple vs Microsoft: The titans of tech are brawling again

Today at 17:41 PM, via TechCentral

Apple and Microsoft are both looking to dominate the next big things in tech – from artificial intelligence and cloud computing to gaming, tablets, custom processors and mixed-reality headsets.


How Should a Company Handle a Ransomware Attack?

Today at 17:34 PM, via Slashdot

ITWire reports on how Norwegian firm Volue Technology handled a ransomware attack that began on May 5th:The company has set up a Web page with information about the attack and also links to frequent updates about the status of its systems. There was no obfuscation about the attack, none at all. The company said: “The ransomware attack on Volue Technology (‘Powel’) was caused by Ryuk, a type of...


Spotify CEO offered to buy Arsenal Football Club

Today at 17:22 PM, via TechCentral

Spotify Technology CEO Daniel Ek said he made a bid for London’s Arsenal Football Club that was rebuffed by American billionaire Stan Kroenke.


Learn To Skate This Summer

Today at 05:42 AM, via New York Times

After a year spent largely indoors, adults are regaining a sense of balance on roller skates, bikes and skateboards.


Mint Drink Recipes

Today at 05:21 AM, via New York Times

Mint is a wonderful flavor to enrich warm-weather coolers.