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FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2022, 05:59

World

The 22-year-old 3D-printing schools

Today at 01:01 AM, via BBC News

Maggie Grout has started an NGO that will 3D-print schools where access to education is not guaranteed.

Africa

Eleven babies die in Senegal hospital blaze

Today at 04:05 AM, via The Citizen

Wednesday’s accident came over a month after the nation mourned the death of a pregnant woman who waited in vain for a caesarean section.

Africa

Rebels kill 50 civilians in Burkina Faso: governor

Yesterday at 21:55 PM, via News24

Suspected jihadists killed around 50 civilians in Burkina Faso, the Eastern region’s governor said, in the latest attack in the impoverished Sahel nation.

Politics

Cabinet on heightened alert regarding Monkeypox: Gungubele

Yesterday at 13:08 PM, via SABC News

Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele says South Africa will stay on alert and take advice from the Department of Health regarding the Monkeypox virus that has been detected in the US and UK, outside Central and West Africa where it is usually found.

Sport

Rhule ready to roll for La Rochelle

Yesterday at 23:30 PM, via News24

Springbok discard Raymond Rhule has overcome a dislike of running, the gym and stretching to establish himself as a vital cog for La Rochelle going into Saturday’s European Champions Cup final against Leinster.

Sport

Man United banking on Ten Hag to lift mood at Old Trafford

Yesterday at 23:10 PM, via News24

Manchester United chief Richard Arnold says he understands fans’ frustrations after a disastrous season but hopes the arrival of new manager Erik ten Hag will lead to “renewed optimism”.

Education

Office for Students chair pleads ignorance over sharing platform with notorious racist

Yesterday at 21:41 PM, via The Guardian

James Wharton says he didn’t know Hungarian talkshow host Zsolt Bayer was speaking at rightwing event

The chair of England’s university regulator, who was criticised for participating in a conference in Hungary on the same platform as a notorious far-right journalist accused of antisemitism, has said he did not know who he was appearing alongside.

James Wharton, chair of the Office for...

Lifestyle

Horoscopes for 27 May 2022 – Friday

Today at 01:00 AM, via The South African

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here’s a quick glance at your daily horoscopes and more for today – completely free!

Lifestyle

Today’s Love Horoscope for 27 May 2022

Today at 01:00 AM, via The South African

Wondering what romance has in store for your star sign? Here’s a quick glance at your love horoscopes for today – completely free!

Entertainment

Depeche Mode’s Andy Fletcher dies at 60

Yesterday at 23:19 PM, via CNN

Andy Fletcher, a keyboardist and founding member of Depeche Mode, has died, the band announced on their official social media channels. He was 60 years old.

Science/Tech

Tangle-Free Magnetic USB Cables Are Here

Today at 04:02 AM, via Slashdot

The Verge’s Sean Hollister has been testing a number of “nifty” USB cables that magnetically stick to themselves and don’t get all tangled up in your drawers and bags. The only problem is “they all suck big time at data transfer, charging, or both,” he writes. From the report: This one, which also has its own built-in blue LED light and magnetic swappable tips for USB-C, micro-USB, and...

Science/Tech

NCTC Could Drop ‘Cable’ As Industry Group Eyes Name Change

Today at 03:25 AM, via Slashdot

Industry trade group the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) could be dropping the “cable” moniker as it eyes a potential name change. Fierce Video reports: A trademark application filed by NCTC on May 17 shows one proposal for a new name: National Content & Technology Cooperative. An NCTC spokesperson confirmed to Fierce that the organization will be changing its name, but said it is...

Science/Tech

Corey B. Marion, Co-Founder of The Iconfactory, Dies Age 54

Today at 02:45 AM, via Slashdot

Designer and co-founder of The Iconfactory, Corey B. Marion, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 54. AppleInsider reports: Marion founded The Iconfactory in 1996 with Talos Tsui, and Gedeon Maheux, when he was 29. For a quarter of a century, he led the firm while also designing icons — including the company’s own factory logo one — and created a typeface based on his own...

Health

Who Is Protected Against Monkeypox?

Yesterday at 15:15 PM, via New York Times

Older people who received smallpox vaccinations may yet have some immunity, researchers say. Healthy children and adults generally do not become severely ill.