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WEDNESDAY, 20 JANUARY 2021, 09:49

World

Locust Swarms Threaten Parts Of East Africa

Today at 04:28 AM, via NPR

Swarms of locusts have reached dangerous levels in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. They’re reproducing rapidly in part because of unusual rainfall patterns.

Politics

ANC mum on details of Niehaus’ suspension letter

Yesterday at 12:49 PM, via SABC News

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will not divulge details of a letter informing uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans (MKMVA) spokesperson, Carl Niehaus of his notice of suspension.

Education

Uganda: Museveni Lists Free Education, Medicare As New Term Priorities

Today at 09:39 AM, via AllAfrica

[Monitor] Hours after the Electoral Commission chairperson Simon Byabakama declared him winner of the January 14, 2021, presidential elections, President Museveni delivered a 91-minute speech from his country-home in Rwakitura. The speech, rather than being celebratory, was combative. Our reporter, Irene Abalo Otto, transcribed it. In this first of the two-part installment, the President...

Science/Tech

Fibre for everyone, and more…

Today at 09:25 AM, via TechCentral

Promoted | Getting every person in South Africa connected to a fast and reliable fibre network is one of Evotel’s aims. With its recent rebrand, the company reconfirmed this mission.