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Politics

Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated

Today at 21:33 PM, via SABC News

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry Part 2

Today at 14:17 PM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is hearing testimony related to the Free State housing project.

Sport

Newport County 3-1 Watford

Today at 22:30 PM, via BBC News

League Two side Newport County shock Championship outfit Watford to reach the EFL Cup fourth round for the first time.

Education

University of Liverpool confirms 87 Covid cases in week before start of term

Today at 20:32 PM, via The Guardian

Other campuses face outbreaks as Boris Johnson calls for universities to stay open

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Pressure is mounting on UK universities to cancel face-to-face teaching and move all studies online as cases multiply on campuses, including the University of Liverpool where almost 90 students and staff have already tested positive.

Students have...

Education

Christian not sacked by UK school for LGBTQ+ ‘beliefs’, tribunal hears

Today at 19:42 PM, via The Guardian

Kristie Higgs dismissed after sharing social media posts about relationship education

A secondary school headteacher has denied that a member of staff was suspended because she was a Christian who raised concerns about teaching LGBTQ+ relationships to young children, an tribunal has heard.

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor’s school in Fairford, Gloucestershire,...

Education

Mozambique: Tete School Managers Accused of Diverting Funds

Today at 18:23 PM, via AllAfrica

[AIM] Maputo — The Mozambican government’s National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) in the western province of Tete has denounced the undue use of funds allocated to secondary schools for use in preventive measures against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Education

Malawi: Govt Commits to Promote Sign Language

Today at 16:52 PM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, says government is committed to promoting sign language as one way of addressing communication challenge among the deaf in the country.

Entertainment

‘Enola Holmes’ showcases Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock’s brilliant sister

Today at 16:42 PM, via CNN

Permutations on Sherlock Holmes have a long and spotty cinematic history, which makes “Enola Holmes” — a vehicle for “Stranger Things'” Millie Bobby Brown, who doubled as its producer — such a pleasant surprise. Adapted from the young-adult books, it’s a lovely production that reinforces the sense Brown, if there were any doubts, is a major star in the making.

Science/Tech

YouTube Will Use Tech Updates To Better Enforce Age Restrictions

Today at 22:10 PM, via Slashdot

YouTube said Tuesday that it has updated its technology to enable the tech giant to better enforce its age restriction policies. From a report: The company has been criticized and penalized for its policies and architecture that displayed harmful content to kids and violated children’s data privacy. The company is announcing three new changes: It will begin using machine learning to...

Science/Tech

Macmillan Cancer Support to axe 310 jobs due to funding crisis

Today at 21:42 PM, via The Guardian

Cancer charity reels from coronavirus has had on fundraising as it cuts sixth of workforce

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Macmillan Cancer Support has announced major cuts as it struggles with a coronavirus funding crisis, announcing plans to axe 310 jobs – around a sixth of its workforce – from next month.

The charity, which had already furloughed approximately...

Science/Tech

Microsoft Is Bringing Edge To Linux

Today at 21:30 PM, via Slashdot

Krystalo writes: Edge is finally coming to Linux. At Ignite 2020 today, Microsoft announced that Edge for Linux will be available in the Dev preview channel starting in October. Linux users will be able to download the preview from the Microsoft Edge Insider website or from their native Linux package manager. Microsoft will start with the Ubuntu and Debian distributions, with support for Fedora...

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

Thursday at 10:28 AM, via CapeNature

There are exciting developments underway at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. CapeNature is delighted to announce the opening of a new one-bedroom unit, the Palmiet honeymoon studio which is just perfect for for couples seeking privacy and romance. The glass-fronted eco-cabin is designed to offer guests unparalleled 360-degree breath-taking views of the reserve. The building work was meticulously […]