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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

Nigeria: Edo University, Iyamho Resumes November 16

Today at 14:58 PM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] Edo University Iyamho has concluded her 2019/2020 academic session online on her CANVAS LMS due to the COVID-19 pandemic and would hold her post UTME screening exercise on September 24, 2020,for the purpose of admitting students for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Education

Kenya: TSC Orders Teachers to Report Back to School By September 28

Today at 14:47 PM, via AllAfrica

[Capital FM] Nairobi — The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) on Monday ordered both primary and secondary school teachers to report back to learning institutions by September 28 ahead of the eventual reopening of schools.

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.

Science/Tech

Musk to deliver important “Battery Day” Tesla update

Today at 14:44 PM, via MyBroadband

Tesla Inc. will provide a highly anticipated technology update on Tuesday when Elon Musk takes center stage at an event the chief executive officer has dropped hints about for months — and which has helped propel the company’s sky-high valuation.

Science/Tech

Botswana says it has solved mystery of mass elephant die-off

Today at 14:38 PM, via The Guardian

Elephants may have ingested toxins produced by bacteria found in waterholes

Hundreds of elephants died in Botswana earlier this year from ingesting toxins produced by cyanobacteria, according to government officials who say they will be testing waterholes for algal blooms next rainy season to reduce the risk of another mass die-off.

The mysterious death of 350 elephants in the Okavango delta...

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...

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.