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South Africa

Government works to procure additional power generation

Today at 09:30 AM, via SAnews

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11,800 megawatts (MW) of additional power generation.

South Africa

SA records 1 268 new COVID-19 cases

Today at 09:20 AM, via SAnews

South Africa has recorded 1 268 new COVID-19 cases bringing the cumulative number of detected cases to 670 766 on Sunday.

World

Xi: Xinjiang policies ‘completely correct’

Today at 05:26 AM, via CNN

Chinese President Xi Jinping believes his policies in the far-western region of Xinjiang are “completely correct,” despite growing international criticism of alleged human rights abuses and mass internment.

Education

Rwanda: Gradual School Reopening to Start in October

Today at 09:47 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Times] The Minister of Education has said that the reopening of schools is expected to start gradually in October and conclude in November 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Education

Angola: Covid-19 – Minister Recognises Higher Education Institution Difficulties

Today at 09:36 AM, via AllAfrica

[ANGOP] Lubango — The Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria Bragança Sambo, Friday in Lubango pointed out the lack of financial and technical capacity to guarantee the “full” biosafety conditions in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), according to the requirements.

Education

Kenya: No Signs of School Shopping

Today at 08:54 AM, via AllAfrica

[Nation] Dealers in stationery, uniform and other school supplies have for the past few days been upbeat that their businesses will pick up after a six-month downturn occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Entertainment

Max Ehrich opens up about split from Demi Lovato

Today at 07:49 AM, via Channel24

Max Ehrich took to Instagram Stories to share how he first learnt of his split from Demi Lovato before sharing a series of erratic posts about the pop star.

Science/Tech

Linux Milestone: EdX’s Free ‘Intro to Linux’ Course Surpasses One Million Enrollments

Today at 09:34 AM, via Slashdot

The Linux Foundation has announced that its free Introduction to Linux training course on edX has surpassed one million enrollments.The course helps students develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families. No prior knowledge or experience is required, making the course a popular first step for...

Motoring

Bustled-backed Audi Q5 Sportback revealed

Today at 08:36 AM, via The Citizen

Newcomer joins the Q3 Sportback, all-electric Q4 Sportback e-tron and flagship Q8 as Ingolstadt’s fourth coupe-SUV.

Health

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

Yesterday at 17:58 PM, via New York Times

Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget the UV lights.

Nature

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020 – Trashy seas made clean

Friday at 11:47 AM, via CapeNature

By Marx-Lenin Nagan, Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Cederberg Landscape Unit International Coastal Cleanup Day was marked on 19 September 2020 and CapeNature staff rolled up their sleeves to support local initiatives on the day. Three coastal cleanups took place on the 19th September in the Cederberg Landscape at Velddrif, Elands – and Lamberts Bay respectively. These […]