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South Africa

KZN Premier appeals for calm in trucking industry

Today at 10:05 AM, via SAnews

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has appealed for calm and a peaceful resolution to all the concerns facing truck drivers and the road freight industry as a whole.

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.

Business

Tokyo’s Nikkei ends up 2.5% as Biden gets transition help

Today at 11:13 AM, via Fin24

Tokyo’s Nikkei index closed up 2.50 percent Tuesday after US President Donald Trump dropped opposition to government aid for Joe Biden’s transition team, with markets also buoyed by new vaccine news.

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.

Sport

Diamond League season to start in Morocco on 23 May

Today at 11:57 AM, via News24

The calendar of elite Diamond League meetings for the Olympic year of 2021 has been released with the season starting in Rabat, Morocco on 23 May and concluding in Zurich in September.

Science/Tech

China Requires Real Names, Bans Spending By Teens In New Curbs On Livestreaming

Today at 12:00 PM, via Slashdot

New submitter SirKveldulv shares a report from Nikkei Asia: Livestreaming platforms now must limit the amount of money a user can give hosts as a tip. Users must register their real names to buy the virtual gifts, in addition to the ban on teens giving such gifts. The [National Radio and Television Administration, China’s media watchdog] also asked the platforms to strengthen training for...

Science/Tech

Popia and GDPR: The guide to corporate compliance

Today at 11:44 AM, via TechCentral

Promoted | Popia and GDPR. How can your organisation be compliant? Is it compliant? In this e-book, experts from Atvance Intellect provide you with the perfect guide to corporate compliance.

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 […]