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South Africa

Tshegofatso Pule murder case postponed yet again

Today at 12:58 PM, via SABC News

The case against the man accused of killing 28-year-old Tshegofatso Pule has been postponed to the 19th of November at the High Court in Johannesburg.

South Africa

Taking to the skies

Today at 12:01 PM, via SAnews

After what felt like a lifetime in incarceration, global skies have opened up for domestic and international travel for those suffering from bouts of itchy feet.

Business

South Africa’s biggest bank warns over rising retrenchment claims

Today at 13:07 PM, via BusinessTech

Standard Bank, South Africa’s biggest lender by assets, says that while initial indications are that credit collections have improved in the third quarter, relative to the prior quarter, retrenchment claims have also increased.

Education

Nigeria: Back to School in Covid-19 Times

Today at 13:05 PM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Ibadan — With many schools gradually re-opening in many regions of the world, learners are faced with the task of adapting to the concept of “new normal” in their learning environments. However, it is not just learners who will be basking in the “Back to School” fever which is reverberating in these Covid-19 times but also teachers and parents, alike. For these stakeholders, their...

Education

‘Scarred for life’: Sage experts warn of impact of Covid policies on the young

Today at 12:00 PM, via The Guardian

Government accused of failing to protect generation Z from harm caused by pandemic response

Generation Z and the Covid pandemic: ‘I have pressed pause on my life’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

Children and young people are at risk of becoming a “lost generation” because of the UK government’s pandemic policies, members of Sage have warned.

Those aged seven to 24,...

Education

Zimbabwe: Govt Dismisses Fake Directive On School Closure

Today at 11:05 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Zimbabwe] INFORMATION Ministry secretary Nick Mangwana has dismissed as fake a message circulating on social media indicating the government will be closing schools due to an absence of teachers.

Entertainment

Meet the Miss SA 2020 Judges

Today at 12:34 PM, via The Citizen

Leandie Durant, Zozi Tunzi and Peggy-Sue Khumalo will be among those deciding who the next Miss SA will be when the finale airs this coming weekend.

Nature

Scott Ramsay’s Photo Tours – Robberg Nature Reserve

Today at 12:11 PM, via CapeNature

Words and photos by Scott Ramsay Take all the natural wonders of Robberg, and divide them by the number of square metres of this relatively tiny reserve…and you’ve got one of the most impressive reserves in the country. Few other small protected areas pack so much punch. Lying near the town of Plettenberg Bay (although […]

Nature

Essential Estuaries – Restoring an effective link between catchments and the ocean

Thursday at 15:44 PM, via CapeNature

The link between oceans and land, in most instances, is not well understood as people do not comprehend and understand the impact that their day to day life has on the ocean whether positive or negative. Freshwater, a critical life-giving resource, evaporates from the ocean surface and is largely responsible for much of the rain that reaches the land. […]