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SUNDAY, 26 JUNE 2022, 20:04

World

One dead, three wounded in Montreal stabbings

Today at 19:16 PM, via News24

One man was left dead and three people were sent to hospital early on Sunday in Montreal after stabbings by a 26-year-old who suffered a breakdown, Canadian police said.

World

Thousands protest in Madrid against NATO summit

Today at 18:34 PM, via News24

Carrying the hammer and sickle flags of the former Soviet Union, thousands protested in Madrid on Sunday against a NATO summit which will take place in the Spanish capital next week.

Africa

Nigerian state to allow individuals to carry guns against bandits

Today at 18:35 PM, via News24

Nigeria’s Zamfara state will start issuing licences to individuals to carry guns to defend themselves against armed gangs of kidnappers causing havoc in the country’s northwest, the state’s commissioner for information has said.

Business

Eskom extends stage 4 load shedding – here is the new schedule

Today at 15:55 PM, via BusinessTech

Unlawful industrial action at various Eskom power stations has impacted planned maintenance and repairs, and at some stations, the full complement of workers has not reported for duty. As a result, stage 4 load shedding will continue to be implemented, says Eskom.

Sport

Tour de France prize money: Who earns what?

Today at 19:52 PM, via The South African

The 22 teams at the 2022 Tour de France aren’t necessarily in it for the prize money, but it’s a nice bonus for doing well at the race.

Entertainment

‘Westworld’ again juggles its pieces but can’t escape its own dense maze

Today at 16:14 PM, via CNN

“Westworld” returns, featuring several familiar faces in unfamiliar roles, while extending aspects of a third season that creatively sailed off the rails. While there is surely intelligent life out there eager to see where this goes, at this point it’s not so much a question of not being able to follow the series through its convoluted maze as simply not feeling as if it’s worth the energy to try.

Entertainment

Reports of major shake-ups on ‘The Wife’

Today at 15:59 PM, via The Citizen

There have been social media reports that lead actors on ‘The Wife’ such as Khanyi Mbau and Mondli Makhoba wont return for season three.

Science/Tech

Frogs that lay eggs on land – new genus named after WA teacher whose lab was a campervan

Today at 19:30 PM, via The Guardian

Anstisia biological group named after Marion Antsis, who wrote an acclaimed book on amphibians after retiring as a music teacher

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Science/Tech

Analytico is here

Today at 17:35 PM, via MyBroadband

South African research firm, Analytico, has opened its doors to help companies make accurate and informed decisions based on insights from real-world data.

Science/Tech

Eskom extends Stage 4 load-shedding

Today at 16:25 PM, via MyBroadband

Stage 4 load-shedding will continue during the week from 05:00 to midnight until Wednesday, 29 June.

Health

In Light of Roe v. Wade Ruling, Men Share Their Abortion Stories

Yesterday at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates from all sides of the issue have called for men to be part of the conversation. The Times heard from hundreds who wanted to share their stories.

Health

What’s Next for Juul and E-Cigarettes?

Friday at 20:33 PM, via New York Times

The company is appealing the F.D.A.’s ruling that it stop selling its vaping products. Whether they will remain on the market in the interim has yet to be decided.