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MONDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2020, 09:17

South Africa

KZN tourism picks up as regulations eased

Today at 08:13 AM, via SAnews

Travel-starved local tourists are descending on KwaZulu-Natal shores in record numbers since the COVID-19 outbreak, with the gradual easing of restrictions.

Africa

Fire ravages Uganda’s top university

Yesterday at 13:37 PM, via The Citizen

Makerere University was established in 1922 as a humble technical school, but today is one of Africa’s oldest and most prestigious English universities.

Education

Nigeria: Principal – School to Proceed With SS3 Examinations Despite Building Collapse

Today at 09:04 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Fears of disruptions in the scheduled National Examination Council (NECO) examinations for Senior Secondary School (SS3) and Junior Secondary students of Excel College in Ejigbo, Lagos State, whose building collapsed last Saturday morning, have been allayed by the school management, saying convenient facilities are in place for the remainder of the final papers which will start in...

Entertainment

Emmys style: gowns, pyjamas and… hazmat tuxedos

Today at 06:44 AM, via The Citizen

Cult favourite “Schitt’s Creek” cleaned up in the comedy awards, taking home a total of nine prizes, including four for creator and star Daniel Levy.

Entertainment

Duo behind Room Rater Twitter account rates the rooms at the Emmys

Today at 06:32 AM, via CNN

Sunday night marked the first time the Emmy Awards went virtual and until red carpets make a comeback, all eyes are on backgrounds. That’s why CNN enlisted the help of Claude Taylor and Jessie Bahrey, the duo behind the popular and endlessly entertaining Twitter account @ratemyskyperoom, to share their thoughts on celebrity set-ups during the Emmys.

Science/Tech

The best fibre deals we’ve ever seen

Today at 08:55 AM, via MyBroadband

If you’re looking to get connected, now is the time, and RSAWEB are the perfect partner to do it with.

Science/Tech

Phages: the tiny viruses that could help beat superbugs

Today at 08:45 AM, via The Guardian

Bacteriophages were superseded by modern antibiotics, but scientists believe they could be key to conquering antimicrobial resistance

It is, say enthusiasts, the cure that the world forgot. An old therapy that could take on the new superbugs.

Discovered in 1917 by French Canadian biologist Félix d’Hérelle, phages – or bacteriophages – are tiny viruses that are natural predators of...