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THURSDAY, 09 DECEMBER 2021, 16:16

Africa

Africa’s problem is vaccine access, not hesitancy

Today at 06:00 AM, via Mail & Guardian

Omicron has shown up the racism of the West and highlighted inequalities and failures in our own countries. We need to tackle these to get more people vaccinated

Business

Rand facing a difficult Christmas

Today at 15:17 PM, via BusinessTech

The discovery of the Omicron variant and the rapid implementation of travel bans has led to rand weakness in recent weeks, despite the fact that the Covid-19 variant has subsequently been found in many other places across the world, says Investec chief economist Annabel Bishop.

Sport

‘Angry’ WP president slams SA Rugby

Today at 15:59 PM, via The South African

WP president Zelt Marais believes SA Rugby was never really trying to assist the union after assuming administrative control.

Education

South Africa: Never Give Up On Your Dream

Today at 16:12 PM, via AllAfrica

[UCT] In December, Jolene Steenkamp will graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB), finally ticking off a life goal that she wrote down as a young high school student who – back then – had no funds to pursue a tertiary education.

Education

Nigeria: Ondo State University of Medical Sciences Set for New Faculty of Pharmacy

Today at 14:37 PM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has flagged off the construction of the Olu Akinkugbe Faculty of Pharmacy (OAFoP), which will be housed within the Ondo State University of Medical Sciences, which was established in 2014 as the first university dedicated to the study and advancement of medicine in Nigeria.

Science/Tech

Which Apple Watch Is Best Right Now?

Today at 16:00 PM, via Wired

Apple now offers multiple versions of its popular fitness smartwatch. Here’s our guide to them all.

Science/Tech

Italy Fines Amazon $1.3 Billion for Abusing Its Market Position

Today at 16:00 PM, via Slashdot

Italy’s competition authority announced that it had fined Amazon roughly $1.3 billion at today’s exchange rate. From a report: According to the antitrust watchdog, Amazon has abused its dominant market position and pushed third-party sellers to use the company’s logistics service ‘Fulfillment by Amazon’ (FBA). The Italian authority, the Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM),...

Science/Tech

Why the Honor 50 is the best phone for vlogging

Today at 15:37 PM, via TechCentral

Promoted | The new Honor 50 was designed with vlogging in mind, and solves the most common problems vloggers experience, offering a seamless and simple experience.