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MONDAY, 17 JANUARY 2022, 13:08

South Africa

SALGA mourns former Joe Gqabi mayor’s passing

Today at 11:39 AM, via SAnews

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has expressed sadness at the passing of former Executive Mayor of the Joe Gqabi District Municipality, Zibonele Dumzela.

South Africa

Two arrested at Durban Correction centre for contraband

Today at 10:05 AM, via SAnews

A Department of Correctional Services official has been arrested together with another person after attempting to smuggle a large consignment of contraband into the Durban Correctional Centre.

World

Pioneering Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

Today at 12:21 PM, via News24

US war pilot Charles McGee, who faced military segregation as he became a legendary member of the all-Black flying force known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday at age 102, officials said.

Africa

Afcon 2021: Algeria v Equatorial Guinea

Yesterday at 16:21 PM, via BBC News

Live coverage of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Algeria and Equatorial Guinea (19:00 GMT).

Business

Ramaphosa appoints new state security boss

Today at 12:52 PM, via BusinessTech

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele will assume political responsibility for the control and direction of the State Security Agency.

Politics

Mafe to plead not guilty to charges against him

Today at 08:10 AM, via SABC News

Alleged Parliament arsonist, Zandile Mafe, intends to plead not guilty to the charges against him relating to the fire that gutted the old and new National Assembly buildings earlier this month.

Sport

Samir Nurkovic to Orlando Pirates or SuperSport United?

Today at 12:46 PM, via The South African

Samir Nurkovic has still not renewed his contract with Kaizer Chiefs sparking rumours of a potential move out of Naturena so, will Orlando Pirates or SuperSport United pounce?

Education

Egypt: Cabinet – Egypt’s Education Rankings Improved in 2021

Today at 11:30 AM, via AllAfrica

[Egypt Online] The cabinet’s media center said the State seeks to develop the education system and overcome several challenges it faces; according to an ambitious plan that aims to raise the efficiency of schools, integrate modern technology into the education process, as well as to revamp curricula and adopt new education systems that work on developing students’ skills.

Science/Tech

No relief from semiconductor shortages in 2022

Today at 12:27 PM, via ITWeb

A perfect storm of risk factors will result in global electronic component supply chain constraints lingering until 2023 and beyond, says ABI Research.