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World

Correspondent speaks to migrants making dangerous journey to US

Today at 03:12 AM, via CNN

The US has seen a significant spike in migrants fleeing their native countries and making their way to the US, hoping to have a better chance of getting in with a new administration in charge. CNN’s Matt Rivers spoke to some of them.

Africa

Living with Long Covid in Lagos

Yesterday at 21:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Most people recover from Covid‑19 quickly, but Long Haulers in Nigeria are turning to one another for support

Africa

The many faces of Idi Amin

Saturday at 19:41 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Was he a joke, an oaf, a hero, or the evil dictator the West loved to hate? Decades after his death, his legacy is still a puzzle.

Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Today at 08:14 AM, via BusinessTech

South Africa is highly reliant on a tiny portion of the tax base for revenue; lockdown level 1, but beware the third wave; South Africa’s hard-hit tourism and hospitality businesses are eager to get back to work; Police minister Bheki Cele says cops need to use deadly force to defend themselves against criminals.

Politics

Political parties react to SA moving to COVID-19 lockdown Level 1

Yesterday at 23:02 PM, via SABC News

Political parties have reacted to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the country will move to Level 1 of the coronavirus lockdown following the first leg of the vaccinations on healthcare workers across the country.

Politics

LIVE: President Ramaphosa addresses the nation on COVID-19 response

Yesterday at 18:05 PM, via SABC News

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on Sunday at 8pm on developments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The address comes as the country continues the rollout of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID 19.

Education

My kids don’t believe they are going back to school – or a thing Boris Johnson says

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

I’m trying to prepare them for the great reopening on 8 March, but whenever I mention it they look at me as if I have joined QAnon

The reopening of English schools on 8 March brings all the conflicting feelings of which a sentient, mature adult should simultaneously be capable: a strong sense that teachers should be vaccinated first; a near-certain knowledge that they won’t be; a resigned...

Science/Tech

“The New Windows” to launch soon – Report

Today at 08:04 AM, via MyBroadband

A mysterious new version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system is set to roll out in the near future, according to a tweet by a reputed leaker.

Science/Tech

Starwatch: Mars closes in on Pleiades star cluster

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

Sky-watchers will be rewarded with contrasting celestial colours as red planet approaches blue-white stars

Mars, the new home of Nasa’s Perseverance rover, closes in on the Pleiades star cluster this week to give sky-watchers a beautiful view of contrasting celestial colours.

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Nature

Matrics in De Hoop – In their own words

Saturday at 23:05 PM, via CapeNature

On the weekend of 19-21 five 2020 Matric learners were hosted by CapeNature and world-renowned adventurer Riaan Manser at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. These five matriculants; Jama Paliso, Hannah Chetty, Abdullah Seedat, Silondukhule Nquma and Lucy can der Meulen were the runners up in a campaign that saw five other students join Manser on […]