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How Democracy Dies

Today at 10:18 AM, via Al Jazeera

A look at Hungary and Myanmar and how they expose some of democracy’s different vulnerabilities.

South Africa

Comply with COVID-19 directions or face fines

Today at 09:29 AM, via SAnews

The Department of Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services has appealed to employers, supported by employees and organised labour to comply with the COVID-19 occupational health and safety direction or face fines.

South Africa

Forty-two military veterans get bail

Today at 09:20 AM, via SAnews

Forty-two of the 53 members of the military veterans accused of kidnapping two Cabinet Ministers and a Deputy Minister have been released on R500 bail.

Business

Industry warns against another alcohol ban for South Africa

Today at 10:01 AM, via BusinessTech

The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) has warned that the government could introduce another alcohol ban in South Africa should a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections hit the country over the December holiday period.

Politics

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.

Politics

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.

Education

Nigeria: Victory High School Old Students Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Today at 09:34 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] It was a nostalgic feeling at the 40th-anniversary reunion of the old students (Class of 81) of Victory High School, Ikeja, Lagos. The old boys and girls turned out gaily dressed for the early morning assembly in their school uniforms; white shirt on blue trousers for the men and white shirt on blue pinafore for the women. With the assistance of an old boy, the current head boy and...

Education

Nigeria: Nigerians Don’t Need to Study Medicine Abroad, Says Diejomaoh, Pamo University VC

Today at 09:27 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Prof. Michael Diejomaoh is a renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist who has traversed the world either training or teaching medicine. As a professor since 1982, he has trained and mentored many residents in obstetrics and gynaecology both in Nigeria and overseas. He has also been involved in administering and running postgraduate training programmes for the postgraduate medical...

Entertainment

Promoters gear up for festive season

Today at 08:10 AM, via SowetanLIVE

Festival and major events organisers are preparing a comeback of mass concerts before the year ends following months of non-activity.

Science/Tech

OneVoice for Operator Connect: Where to start

Today at 10:27 AM, via TechCentral

Promoted | Telephony infrastructure has been forever transformed through OneVoice for Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams, now available from Liquid Intelligent Technologies.

Science/Tech

UK to turn old phones into gold

Today at 09:49 AM, via BBC News

The Royal Mint plans to recycle gold and precious metals from old phones and laptops.