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WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2021, 09:18

South Africa

Nathaniel Julies’ murder trial continues

Today at 07:48 AM, via SABC News

The trial of the three police officers accused of killing 16- year-old Nathaniel Julies in Eldorado Park last year is expected to continue on Wednesday.


DA gunning for outright majority in City of Joburg

Today at 08:28 AM, via SABC News

The Democratic Alliance says it learnt its lessons in the 2016 Local Government Elections and this time it is gunning for an outright majority in the City of Johannesburg.


Mkhize demands Digital Vibes SIU findings against him be set aside

Today at 06:50 AM, via SABC News

The Special Investigating Unit has confirmed that former Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize has served it with court papers, as Mkhize demands that its findings on his involvement in the Digital Vibes contract be set aside as well as declared unlawful and unconstitutional.


Liverpool battle to Champions League win as Messi fires PSG

Today at 09:01 AM, via News24

Liverpool survived an Atletico Madrid fightback and Lionel Messi scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat RB Leipzig on a breathless night of Champions League action on Tuesday.


Tanzania: UDSM – Go for Self-Employment

Today at 08:49 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has advised graduates to use the skills acquired to seek opportunities outside employments.


Kenya: Kwale TTC Officially Opens Doors for Students

Today at 08:29 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] The education sector in Kwale County has received a major boost after the Sh300 million Kwale Teachers Training College (KTTC) opened its doors for students.


Nigeria: U.S. Strengthens Capacity of 50 Lagos Teachers in Teaching Methods

Today at 06:40 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Fifty teachers from the Lagos State Education District One have completed a five-day STEM training workshop tagged “Global Air Drone Challenge for Teachers,” which was organised by the United States of America’s government as part of its contribution to strengthen the capacity of teachers in Lagos State in STEM teaching methods.


Global ‘Squid Game’ mania lifts Netflix quarter

Today at 08:25 AM, via SABC News

Netflix Inc’s global sensation “Squid Game” has helped entice more new customers than expected, with the world’s largest streaming service saying on Tuesday that it predicted a packed lineup could push signups by the end of the year.


‘Four Hours at the Capitol’ grimly recounts the events of Jan. 6 in a taut HBO documentary

Yesterday at 20:32 PM, via CNN

As the Jan. 6 Committee continues its work, “Four Hours at the Capitol” presents a methodical, up-close-and-personal tick-tock of the insurrection, exposing what a chaotic, strange and yes, violent day that was. Interviewing members of Congress, police and protestors/rioters, it’s a visceral account of what transpired through the eyes — and cameras — of those swept up in the moment.


Before the New Version, Let’s Revisit 1984’s Dune

Today at 09:00 AM, via Slashdot

Thelasko shares a report from Ars Technica, written by Peter Opaskar: Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel Dune gets a new film adaptation — this one helmed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) — later this month. But before Ars Technica reviews the movie, there’s the matter of its predecessor: 1984’s Dune, made by a then up-and-coming filmmaker named David Lynch. Detractors call...