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TUESDAY, 24 NOVEMBER 2020, 10:30

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

Africa

WATCH | Ethiopia: Tigray given 72 hours to surrender

Yesterday at 13:48 PM, via News24

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle.

Business

Exchange control relaxation on hold

Today at 09:28 AM, via Moneyweb

National Treasury, the Sarb and the FSCA ‘reviewing’ circular which broadened how much South Africans could invest offshore.

Business

Kulula and British Airways launch flight sale

Today at 09:21 AM, via BusinessTech

Kulula and British Airways have launched a flight sale offering tickets on domestic flights for under R500 until 24 November 2020 at 23h59.

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.

Education

Kenya: Covid-19 Crisis – Classes to Go on Under Trees, in Tents

Today at 09:30 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] Learners will have to study under trees, in tents and in dining halls when schools reopen in January if the government does not address the infrastructure challenge within the next one month since nearly all available spaces are occupied, head teachers have revealed.

Science/Tech

Bolt launches SOS button

Today at 10:09 AM, via MyBroadband

Bolt has launched an emergency response button which its passengers can use if they find themselves in trouble.

Science/Tech

My Name Is GPT-3 and I Approved This Article

Today at 09:30 AM, via New York Times

The latest natural-language system generates tweets, pens poetry, summarizes emails, answers trivia questions, translates languages and even writes its own computer programs.

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 […]