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WEDNESDAY, 20 JANUARY 2021, 08:53

South Africa

Mkhize to visit health facilities across Limpopo

Today at 07:44 AM, via SABC News

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize is on Wednesday expected to visit health facilities in Limpopo as COVID-19 infections and deaths continue to rise.  

World

Locust Swarms Threaten Parts Of East Africa

Today at 04:28 AM, via NPR

Swarms of locusts have reached dangerous levels in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. They’re reproducing rapidly in part because of unusual rainfall patterns.

Business

Canada clears Boeing 737 MAX to fly again

Today at 08:18 AM, via Fin24

Canada’s transport ministry said Monday it has approved the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again in this country starting on Wednesday, ending a nearly two-year grounding following two deadly crashes.

Politics

ANC mum on details of Niehaus’ suspension letter

Yesterday at 12:49 PM, via SABC News

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will not divulge details of a letter informing uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans (MKMVA) spokesperson, Carl Niehaus of his notice of suspension.

Education

Tanzania: What Next for Those Who Scored Divisions 4 and 0?

Today at 08:30 AM, via AllAfrica

[Citizen] While some 152,909 students are celebrating the I-III grades they scored in the 2020 Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE), a relatively whopping 282,745 of their fellow classmates are floundering in the quagmire of virtual failure, having scored 0 or IV grades in the exam.

Lifestyle

Your daily Horoscope for 20 January 2021

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 horoscopes and more for today – completely free!

Science/Tech

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw privacy policy update

Today at 08:42 AM, via TechCentral

India’s technology ministry has asked WhatsApp to withdraw changes to its privacy policy the messaging platform announced earlier this month, saying the new terms take away choice from Indian users.

Science/Tech

Netflix forecasts an end to borrowing binge, shares surge

Today at 08:32 AM, via TechCentral

Netflix’s global subscriber rolls crossed 200 million at the end of 2020 and the company projected it will no longer need to borrow billions of dollars to finance its broad slate of TV shows and movies.

Nature

World facing ‘catastrophic’ temperature rises: UN

14 January at 20:28 PM, via News24

The world is on course for a “catastrophic” temperature rise this century, the United Nations said as it confirmed that 2020 rivalled 2016 as the hottest year on record.