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South Africa

Cele condemns calls to attack police officers

Today at 09:04 AM, via SAnews

Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has expressed disgust at the “reckless, irresponsible and dangerous” statements calling for the attack on police officers by EFF leader, Julius Malema.

South Africa

DBE tightens security systems for Grade 12 exam papers

Today at 08:52 AM, via SAnews

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and provinces are working around the clock to implement new security measures meant to protect the ongoing National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

Africa

DR Congo ex-warlord gets life term for war crimes

Yesterday at 21:47 PM, via News24

A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to life in prison for war crimes and mass rape, a decision hailed by the United Nations.

Africa

Did Botswana execute ‘poachers’ ?

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The Botswana Defence Force’s anti-poaching unit has long been accused of a ‘shoot to kill’ policy. Over 20 years the unit has killed 30 Namibians and 22 Zimbabweans

Business

Asia stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Today at 10:54 AM, via Fin24

Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump’s team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his transition into the White House built on optimism that vaccines could soon be rolled out around the world.

Politics

Zondo’s decision to act against Zuma justified: Notyesi

Today at 10:22 AM, via SABC News

President of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers Mvuzo Notyesi says Commission of Inquiry into State Capture Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s decision to act against former President Jacob Zuma is justified.

Politics

Police will defend themselves against any attacks: Cele

Yesterday at 22:03 PM, via SABC News

Police Minister Bheki Cele says police will defend themselves against any attacks, strongly condemning statements from Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema.

Science/Tech

Capitec launches Scan to Pay

Today at 10:43 AM, via MyBroadband

Capitec has announced the launch of “Scan to Pay” QR code payment functionality in its new banking app.

Nature

Responsible fishing encouraged this World Fisheries Day

Saturday at 13:09 PM, via CapeNature

World Fisheries Day is an Environmental Calendar Day celebrated every year on the 21st of November to highlight the importance of a sustainable means to maintain fish stocks. It highlights the critical importance of fish and the role it plays in job creation and economic impact. Fishing is central to the livelihoods and food security […]

Nature

Take some inspiration from wildlife this Movember!

Thursday at 20:48 PM, via CapeNature

By Nicole Horn, Biodiversity Capabilities It’s Movember, and to raise awareness about men’s health, here are some examples of possible looks inspired by marine species with ‘moustaches’. To show your support, grow your moustache and don’t shave it for the rest of the month! Here are some animals that are following suit. All mammals besides humans […]