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South Africa

Public-private partnership to reposition Sun City Resort

Today at 14:39 PM, via SAnews

North West Premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro, recently met with the management of Sun City in Rustenburg to pursue a public-private partnership aimed at taking the resort to greater heights.

Business

Upgrades planned for Sun City and surrounding areas

Today at 15:16 PM, via BusinessTech

The North West provincial government recently held meetings with the management of Sun International’s Sun City Resort with discussions focusing on taking the resort to ‘greater heights’.

Education

Zimbabwe: Tertiary Education Should Focus On Quality, Not Quantity

Today at 15:28 PM, via AllAfrica

[Zimbabwe Standard] The proliferation of a gamut of universities and tertiary institutions churning out tens of thousands of graduates each year is a welcome development in the country’s quest to close the skills gap and set Zimbabwe on the right pedestal in terms of socio-economic development.

Education

South Africa: Media Statement – Committee On Higher Education Chairperson Sends Message of Solidarity and Empathy to UCT

Today at 15:27 PM, via AllAfrica

[Parliament of South Africa] The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology, Mr Philly Mapulane, has noted with regret the blazing fire that has damaged the University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) buildings, including a Rhodes Memorial library and a building that accommodates students and leaving about 4 000 students without accommodation.

Education

Ethiopia: Acknowledging Teachers to Nurture Rational Generation

Today at 15:20 PM, via AllAfrica

[Ethiopian Herald] These days President Sahlework Zewde is busy participating in several crucial events side by side with her official duties. She partook in various programs in which she shared her experiences to the audience through her concrete remarks.

Education

Zimbabwe: Poverty Keeps San Out of School

Today at 15:08 PM, via AllAfrica

[Zimbabwe Standard] An estimated 300 school-going San children in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North province, need fees assistance to go to school amid revelations their parents are failing to raise the money due to poverty.

Science/Tech

COJ joins online radio airwaves

Today at 15:14 PM, via ITWeb

The City of Johannesburg introduces its online radio station Joburg Pulse, which it says will be a platform to raise service delivery concerns directly with the city.

Science/Tech

Nasa helicopter makes historic flight on Mars – video

Today at 15:01 PM, via The Guardian

Nasa’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has completed the first powered, controlled flight on another planet, the space agency has announced.

The small helicopter successfully took flight on the red planet on Monday morning, hovering in the air at about 3 metres (10ft), before descending and touching back down on the Martian surface

Nasa’s Mars helicopter makes first powered, controlled flight on...

Health

What’s Behind the Growth in Alcohol Consumption?

Today at 11:12 AM, via New York Times

A comparison across demographic groups over two decades offers some clues, and there has been a particular rise in misuse among women during the pandemic.

Nature

Sour fig harvesting provides income for communities

Thursday at 14:01 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature celebrates International Plant Appreciation Day this year by highlighting the important role that indigenous plants play in the livelihood of communities. The special calendar day falls on 13 April every year and is aimed at highlighting the importance of plants in our daily lives. Much of human nutrition depends on land plants, either directly […]