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FRIDAY, 22 JANUARY 2021, 08:47

Africa

10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Yesterday at 21:02 PM, via The Citizen

Libya has been wracked by violence since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011.

Business

Google signs deal with French media to pay for content

Today at 08:06 AM, via Fin24

Google has reached a deal with French media publishers, months after the country’s competition authority urged it to pay publishing companies and news agencies for using their content.

Politics

Power shift at Luthuli House

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Ace Magashule’s move to distance himself from Carl Niehaus signals a rebalancing of influence and authority at the top of the ANC

Politics

UN in SA sends condolences to Mthembu’s family, friends and colleagues

Yesterday at 20:37 PM, via SABC News

The United Nations in South Africa has wishes to expressed its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, who passed away earlier today from complications related to COVID-19.

Education

Kenya: KNUT in Court to Stop Teachers’ Career Progression Guidelines

Today at 07:29 AM, via AllAfrica

[Capital FM] Nairobi — The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has filed a petition in court to stop the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) from implementing promotions based on Career Progression Guidelines (CPG).

Lifestyle

James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’ delayed again amid pandemic

Today at 04:29 AM, via SABC News

The global release of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Lifestyle

Netflix renews Regency hit ‘Bridgerton’ for second season

Today at 03:42 AM, via Eyewitness News

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes, the series puts a modern twist on the books about an upper-class family in early 19th-century England, introducing colour-blind casting and strong feminist themes.

Lifestyle

Bond movie ‘No Time To Die’ delayed again by pandemic

Today at 03:25 AM, via Eyewitness News

The release of the 25th installment of the fictional British spy saga has already been pushed back multiple times. It was originally set for a London premiere last March, before that was pushed back to November by the global spread of COVID-19.

Science/Tech

Intel shares jump on upbeat forecast

Today at 08:41 AM, via TechCentral

Intel gave an upbeat forecast for the current quarter on continued demand for PCs that enable working and studying from home. The stock jumped.

Science/Tech

SABC blackout threat

Today at 08:21 AM, via MyBroadband

The CWU is threatening a blackout of all SABC services this morning, but the SABC says it has contingency plans in place.

Science/Tech

Bitcoin heads for worst weekly loss in months

Today at 08:17 AM, via TechCentral

Bitcoin wavered on Friday and was heading toward its sharpest weekly drop since September, as worries over regulation and its frothy rally drove a pullback from recent record highs.

Nature

Fish migrations: they would swim 500 miles and they would swim 500 more

Wednesday at 18:23 PM, via CapeNature

By Nicole Horn and Alexis Olds Migration is a widespread but highly complicated and diverse component to many fish species lives.  Migration can be strenuous and often consists of extremely long journeys. The life history stages of certain species rely heavily on migration. Fish will migrate for several reasons including escaping unfavourable conditions, moving to […]