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South Africa

Cabinet welcomes SONA 2021

Today at 11:39 AM, via SAnews

Cabinet has welcomed the SONA 2021 delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa to a hybrid Joint Sitting of the two houses of Parliament, the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces, in Cape Town, last Thursday.

South Africa

Cabinet concerned by SA’s job creation rates

Today at 11:35 AM, via SAnews

Cabinet has expressed concern that the rate at which the South African economy creates jobs remains slower than the rate the country sheds jobs.

South Africa

Cabinet approves four bills

Today at 11:28 AM, via SAnews

Cabinet has, at its ordinary meeting this week, approved the Land Court Bill and the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill of 2021, among others.

South Africa

Cabinet congratulates Class of 2020

Today at 11:14 AM, via SAnews

Cabinet has saluted the Matric Class of 2020, who persevered against all odds brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and obtained a 76.2% pass rate.

Business

Huawei plans to make electric cars under its own brand

Today at 11:41 AM, via BusinessTech

Huawei Technologies Co is planning to manufacture electric cars under its own brand, Reuters reported, as it shifts away from a consumer electronics business battered by US sanctions.

Education

Gambia: STA President Harps On Quality Education At Gambia College

Today at 11:35 AM, via AllAfrica

[Foroyaa] Lamin Fatty, the newly elected leader of the Student Teachers Association (STA) at the Gambia College School of Education has promised to work with the administration to maintain quality education at the College, the oldest tertiary learning institution.

Science/Tech

Cell C’s bottom line is looking a lot healthier

Today at 10:17 AM, via TechCentral

Cell C is showing signs of having turned the corner, at least when it comes to its income statement – the company’s balance sheet still needs fixing through a planned recapitalisation.

Health

Vaccine Hesitancy in Cancer Patients

Yesterday at 12:00 PM, via New York Times

“If I accept the vaccine,” one cancer patient says, “it will be with a strong feeling of guilt that at best I will be prolonging my life for a few months or years.”

Nature

Water quality and quantity the key to healthy estuaries

Tuesday at 16:19 PM, via CapeNature

The health of on estuary is a description of the condition of an estuary and are driven by two key drivers, water quality and quantity. Rain falling on the land eventually makes its way to a lake, river, stream, estuary, or ocean. Some rainwater flows slowly, in a thin layer called sheet flow across the […]