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MONDAY, 02 AUGUST 2021, 08:36

World

Giant panda twins born in French zoo

Today at 06:05 AM, via BBC News

The event is described as “exceptional” by experts, as panda reproduction is notoriously difficult.

Africa

Malawi moves to Maggie Mkandawire’s beat

Yesterday at 14:54 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Empowering her people through music and education, Maggie Mkandawire fights the Covid-19 pandemic in her own unique way

Business

Eskom says Medupi is finally complete

Today at 07:54 AM, via BusinessTech

Eskom has announced that Unit 1, the last of six generation units at Medupi has attained commercial operation status.

Politics

Embrace RET as a formula to change lives of citizens: Mantashe

Today at 06:00 AM, via SABC News

African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Gwede Mantashe has urged alliance partners not to sloganise the idea of radical economic transformation (RET) but to embrace it as a formula to change the lives of ordinary South Africans.

Sport

Frustrated Verstappen ‘will never give up’ in title race

Today at 05:13 AM, via Eyewitness News

The Dutchman was sideswiped on the opening turn of the race in a series of collisions prompted by Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and which wiped out his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez and three others.

Education

Nigeria: Education Sector and Bill On Teachers’ New Retirement Age

Today at 08:28 AM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, Pursuant to section 58 ( 2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), recently, transmitted to the Senate, a harmonised retirement age for teachers in Nigeria Bill 2021 for consideration. This latest move is geared towards formalising the promise made few months ago by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, to review upward the...

Education

Nigeria: If ASUU’s Thunder Strikes Again!

Today at 08:28 AM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] THE diminuent and hum tone of industrial action that will soon head for a crescendo is credited to the new Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU’s boss, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, who on Monday, July 26, this year raised an alarm that the Union may unsheath its lethal sword from where it’s hanged. He alleged that the Federal Government has breached the agreement between it, that is...

Entertainment

Newbie Buci bags two Sama gongs

Today at 04:50 AM, via SowetanLIVE

The sky is the limit for gospel rising star Buci Radebe, who walked away with two accolades at the South African Music Awards (Samas) on Saturday.

Entertainment

Actor Saginaw Grant dies at 85

Yesterday at 20:47 PM, via CNN

Actor Saginaw Grant, known for his roles in “Breaking Bad” and “The Lone Ranger,” has died, according to his publicist Lani Carmichael. He was 85 years old.

Science/Tech

The future will be stranger than we think

Today at 08:22 AM, via TechCentral

The future is not just more and nicer suburbs, better pay and new forms of social media. All those are likely to happen, but they won’t be the biggest changes.