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South Africa

LIVE: State Capture Part 2

Today at 14:22 PM, via SABC News

The State Capture Commission continues to hear testimony around the R1 billion Free State Housing Project.

South Africa

Protect children, urges Premier

Today at 12:53 PM, via SAnews

Free State Premier Sefora Ntombela has made a plea to parents to ensure that children are safe at all times.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Commission

Today at 10:20 AM, via SABC News

The State Capture Commission will hear R1 billion Housing Free State Project-related evidence from Head of Department: Human Settlements, Free State Provincial Government, Nthimotse Mokhesi on Monday.

Education

Namibia: Walvis Preschools Worry About Business

Today at 14:24 PM, via AllAfrica

[Namibian] OWNERS of early childhood development (ECD) centres, crèches and kindergartens at Walvis Bay are concerned about their survival after suffering financial losses and evictions in the past six months.

Education

Tanzania: Quartet Lose Examination Results Appeal

Today at 12:48 PM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] FOUR students at St John’s University of Tanzania in Dodoma have lost their appeal they had lodged to challenge nullification of some examination results.

Education

Tanzania: Serengeti Gets 6.2bn/ – for Free Education in State Policy

Today at 12:48 PM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] A total of 6.2bn/- had been distributed to 156 schools in government’s initiatives of implementing free education policy in Serengeti District Mara region over the past five years, CCM Central Committee member, Kassim Majaliwa has said.

Education

Uganda: Uganda Reopens Schools Amid Spike in Covid-19 Cases

Today at 12:17 PM, via AllAfrica

[Citizen] At Least 1 — 2 million learners are to return to school in Uganda next month after President Museveni on Sunday said his government had decided to further relax Covid-19 restrictions.

Science/Tech

Vallance: Covid vaccine doses may be available for some by end of year

Today at 14:16 PM, via The Guardian

UK chief scientific adviser says certain groups could get dose but breakthrough likely in first half of 2021

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A few doses of an effective Covid vaccine may be available for use before the end of the year, Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK government’s chief scientific adviser has said – but it is far more likely that any such...

Science/Tech

How Work Became an Inescapable Hellhole

Today at 14:00 PM, via Wired

Instead of optimizing work, technology has created a nonstop barrage of notifications and interactions. Six months into a pandemic, it’s worse than ever.

Health

Defying the Family Cycle of Addiction

Today at 12:48 PM, via New York Times

In a family plagued by addiction, I was determined to help my teen recover from surgery without opiates.