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South Africa

443 new COVID-19 cases reported

Today at 08:51 AM, via SAnews

South Africa has recorded 443 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 993 444.

South Africa

All Enyobeni Tavern tragedy victims have been identified

Today at 08:13 AM, via SABC News

The Eastern Cape Health Department has confirmed that the last body of the 21 victims of the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy has been identified. Health spokesperson Yonela Dekeda says this means all bodies have been identified and released to families.

Business

Unions reject Eskom wage deal and plan more protests: report

Today at 09:56 AM, via BusinessTech

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have rejected Eskom’s latest proposal of a 7% wage increase, and now plan to embark on further protest action against the power utility.

Science/Tech

Balancing risk vs reward in no-code, low-code

Today at 09:38 AM, via ITWeb

Despite the many benefits no-code, low-code and open source tools offer, there are downsides to these tools if they are not managed well.

Science/Tech

MIT Proposes Brazil-Sized Fleet of ‘Space Bubbles’ To Cool the Earth

Today at 09:00 AM, via Slashdot

A group of MIT researchers is exploring a radical idea for reversing global warming: using a raft of “space bubbles” to reflect sunlight away from our planet. Freethink reports: The copious amounts of greenhouse gasses humans have been releasing into the air ever since the Industrial Revolution are forming a sort of blanket around our planet, trapping heat in the atmosphere and causing global...