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South Africa

Education bolsters inmate rehabilitation

Today at 09:08 AM, via SAnews

The Department of Correctional Services says education remains a key element in the rehabilitation of inmates at facilities.

South Africa

AU to establish fund for future pandemics

Today at 08:48 AM, via SAnews

The African Union Health Commission has committed to establishing a response plan and fund as part of the overall strategy to tackle the risk of impending waves of COVID-19 and future pandemics.


DA gunning for outright majority in City of Joburg

Today at 08:28 AM, via SABC News

The Democratic Alliance says it learnt its lessons in the 2016 Local Government Elections and this time it is gunning for an outright majority in the City of Johannesburg.


Mkhize demands Digital Vibes SIU findings against him be set aside

Today at 06:50 AM, via SABC News

The Special Investigating Unit has confirmed that former Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize has served it with court papers, as Mkhize demands that its findings on his involvement in the Digital Vibes contract be set aside as well as declared unlawful and unconstitutional.


Liverpool battle to Champions League win as Messi fires PSG

Today at 09:01 AM, via News24

Liverpool survived an Atletico Madrid fightback and Lionel Messi scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat RB Leipzig on a breathless night of Champions League action on Tuesday.


Nigeria: Victory High School Old Students Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Today at 09:34 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] It was a nostalgic feeling at the 40th-anniversary reunion of the old students (Class of 81) of Victory High School, Ikeja, Lagos. The old boys and girls turned out gaily dressed for the early morning assembly in their school uniforms; white shirt on blue trousers for the men and white shirt on blue pinafore for the women. With the assistance of an old boy, the current head boy and...


Nigeria: Nigerians Don’t Need to Study Medicine Abroad, Says Diejomaoh, Pamo University VC

Today at 09:27 AM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Prof. Michael Diejomaoh is a renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist who has traversed the world either training or teaching medicine. As a professor since 1982, he has trained and mentored many residents in obstetrics and gynaecology both in Nigeria and overseas. He has also been involved in administering and running postgraduate training programmes for the postgraduate medical...


Global ‘Squid Game’ mania lifts Netflix quarter

Today at 08:25 AM, via SABC News

Netflix Inc’s global sensation “Squid Game” has helped entice more new customers than expected, with the world’s largest streaming service saying on Tuesday that it predicted a packed lineup could push signups by the end of the year.


‘Four Hours at the Capitol’ grimly recounts the events of Jan. 6 in a taut HBO documentary

Yesterday at 20:32 PM, via CNN

As the Jan. 6 Committee continues its work, “Four Hours at the Capitol” presents a methodical, up-close-and-personal tick-tock of the insurrection, exposing what a chaotic, strange and yes, violent day that was. Interviewing members of Congress, police and protestors/rioters, it’s a visceral account of what transpired through the eyes — and cameras — of those swept up in the moment.