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Africa

Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator

Today at 14:11 PM, via News24

Egyptian authorities have arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused dozens of girls and women, in a case that has sparked outrage online, a security source has said.

Politics

Intensifying the war on COVID-19 will be the best tribute to Kegakilwe: ANC

Today at 11:20 AM, via SABC News

The African National Congress (ANC) says the best tribute members can pay to North West Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs MEC Gordon Kegakilwe is to intensify the war on COVID-19 by encouraging all South Africans to adhere to health safety protocols.

Education

Nigeria: Afe Babalola Accuses ASUU of Frustrating Reopening of Universities

Today at 12:20 PM, via AllAfrica

[This Day] Ado-Ekiti — The founder Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has accused the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) of allegedly blocking the reopening of universities despite the federal government’s good disposition for resumption.

Education

Angola: EU Grants Over Eur 10 Million for Higher Education

Today at 12:10 PM, via AllAfrica

[ANGOP] Luanda — At least thirteen million euros were made available by the European Union (EU) to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESCTI) to support the Angolan higher education system in producing knowledge and promoting innovation.

Lifestyle

3 things you can do with chickpeas

Today at 13:30 PM, via IOL

There is so much more to chickpeas than them being puréed into a bowl of a creamy dip. Here are some of the recipes that prove chickpeas deserve so, so much more.

Entertainment

Johnny Depp libel trial set to start in London

Today at 13:02 PM, via The Citizen

A libel trial was due to begin on Tuesday between Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and a British tabloid newspaper over claims that he was violent to his former wife, Amber Heard.

Science/Tech

Miniature, insect-eating dinosaur ancestor unearthed in Madagascar

Today at 14:08 PM, via The Guardian

Kongonaphon was a long-legged, possibly bipedal, predator that lived 237m years ago and paved for way for gigantic successors, scientists say

A small, insect-eating reptile that lived 237 million years ago was a miniaturised ancestor of the giant dinosaurs that went on to dominate the Earth, according to scientists examining fossils in Madagascar.

The Kongonaphon kely measured about 40cm (16in)...

Health

Live Coronavirus Updates: Testing Demand in U.S. Soars

Today at 13:46 PM, via New York Times

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the country was “knee-deep in the first wave.” The U.S. will pay a company $1.6 billion for vaccine development. Brazil’s president had Covid-19 symptoms.

Nature

Everything you need to know about renewing or purchasing a Wild Card during lockdown

Yesterday at 20:20 PM, via CapeNature

What is a Wild Card? The Wild Card is a loyalty programme that makes tourism to national parks and nature reserves in southern Africa more accessible and rewarding than ever before. With a Wild Card membership you receive one year’s unlimited access to the most beautiful nature reserves and parks with superb picnic spots, natural […]