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South Africa

Ekurhuleni shuts down illegal recycling company

Today at 12:48 PM, via SAnews

The City of Ekurhuleni has obtained a court order to halt operations at the Steel Sheeting Company in Wadeville following complaints of an unbearable stench caused by illegal recycling and manufacturing operations.

Politics

LIVE | State Capture Inquiry, 23 September 2020

Today at 09:15 AM, via SABC News

Former head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Mpho Mokoena is on Wednesday morning expected to conclude his testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg.

Politics

Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated

Yesterday at 21:33 PM, via SABC News

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry Part 2

Yesterday at 14:17 PM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is hearing testimony related to the Free State housing project.

Education

Nigeria: Osinbajo, Obi Agree On Need for More Investment in Education

Today at 13:34 PM, via AllAfrica

[Vanguard] Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.

Education

Malawi: Ossedi Hands Over Classroom Blocks and Teachers’ Houses

Today at 13:31 PM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Organisation for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development Initiative (OSSEDI) with funding from Child Fund Korea on Monday handed over a classroom block of two classrooms and two teachers’ houses to Kadakatali Junior Primary School.

Education

Nigeria: Ondo Students Lament Non-Payment of Bursary Since 2016

Today at 12:50 PM, via AllAfrica

[Premium Times] Tertiary institution students from Ondo State under the umbrella of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay their bursary and scholarship allowances since 2016.

Education

Zimbabwe: Schools to Reopen in 3 Phases

Today at 12:29 PM, via AllAfrica

[The Herald] All school classes will reopen over the next six weeks in three phases, but with smaller numbers of pupils, more teachers and other health-related measures so that children can resume education without the risk of a spike in Covid-19 infections.

Lifestyle

Things to do on Heritage Day in Cape Town

Today at 12:54 PM, via The South African

Traditionally known as ‘Braai Day’, Heritage Day is a public holiday celebrated on 24 September that celebrates the rich cultural history of our country.

Science/Tech

Shortages threaten Johnson’s pledge of 500,000 UK Covid tests a day

Today at 13:03 PM, via The Guardian

Exclusive: chemicals and machines needed to hit target by end of October are ‘a few weeks behind’

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A pledge to hit 500,000 coronavirus tests a day in the UK by the end of next month could be missed as vital chemicals and analysing machines needed to hit the target are “a few weeks” behind schedule, the body representing their...

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

17 September at 10:28 AM, via CapeNature

There are exciting developments underway at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. CapeNature is delighted to announce the opening of a new one-bedroom unit, the Palmiet honeymoon studio which is just perfect for for couples seeking privacy and romance. The glass-fronted eco-cabin is designed to offer guests unparalleled 360-degree breath-taking views of the reserve. The building work was meticulously […]