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South Africa

Cele decries W Cape police murders

Today at 09:01 AM, via SAnews

Police Minister Bheki Cele has expressed shock at the gunning down of two police officers in the Kraaifontein, in the Western Cape, on Saturday.

South Africa

Districts urged to observe changes in COVID-19 infections

Today at 08:45 AM, via SAnews

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has urged the country’s district municipalities to alert its local councils of the increasing number of COVID-19 infections that could lead to districts being declared a hotspot.

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Minister welcomes appointment of Post Office CEO

Today at 08:33 AM, via SAnews

Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has welcomed the appointment of Nomkhita Mona as the new Chief Executive Officer of the South African Post Office (SAPO) for a five-year term.


Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents charged with security crime

Today at 08:50 AM, via News24

Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents were charged with subversion on Sunday in the largest use yet of Beijing’s sweeping new national security law, as authorities seek to cripple the finance hub’s democracy movement.


Living with Long Covid in Lagos

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Most people recover from Covid‑19 quickly, but Long Haulers in Nigeria are turning to one another for support


The many faces of Idi Amin

Saturday at 19:41 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Was he a joke, an oaf, a hero, or the evil dictator the West loved to hate? Decades after his death, his legacy is still a puzzle.


Political parties react to SA moving to COVID-19 lockdown Level 1

Yesterday at 23:02 PM, via SABC News

Political parties have reacted to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the country will move to Level 1 of the coronavirus lockdown following the first leg of the vaccinations on healthcare workers across the country.


LIVE: President Ramaphosa addresses the nation on COVID-19 response

Yesterday at 18:05 PM, via SABC News

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on Sunday at 8pm on developments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The address comes as the country continues the rollout of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID 19.


‘Written off’ Liverpool still ready to fight – Klopp

Today at 09:04 AM, via News24

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can prove the doubters that have written their season off wrong after snapping a four-game Premier League losing streak to win 2-0 at Sheffield United on Sunday.


My kids don’t believe they are going back to school – or a thing Boris Johnson says

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

I’m trying to prepare them for the great reopening on 8 March, but whenever I mention it they look at me as if I have joined QAnon

The reopening of English schools on 8 March brings all the conflicting feelings of which a sentient, mature adult should simultaneously be capable: a strong sense that teachers should be vaccinated first; a near-certain knowledge that they won’t be; a resigned...


Absa uses nanotechnology to disinfect ATMs

Today at 09:08 AM, via MyBroadband

Absa has announced that it has intensified efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus at its ATMs by applying a “nanotechnology solution” to its machines.


Matrics in De Hoop – In their own words

Saturday at 23:05 PM, via CapeNature

On the weekend of 19-21 five 2020 Matric learners were hosted by CapeNature and world-renowned adventurer Riaan Manser at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. These five matriculants; Jama Paliso, Hannah Chetty, Abdullah Seedat, Silondukhule Nquma and Lucy can der Meulen were the runners up in a campaign that saw five other students join Manser on […]