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WEDNESDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2020, 00:02

Business

Market Watcher

Yesterday at 23:10 PM, via Moneyweb

Nesan Nair – Portfolio Manager, Sasfin Securities

Politics

Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated

Yesterday at 21:33 PM, via SABC News

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.

Politics

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry Part 2

Yesterday at 14:17 PM, via SABC News

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is hearing testimony related to the Free State housing project.

Sport

Newport County 3-1 Watford

Yesterday at 22:30 PM, via BBC News

League Two side Newport County shock Championship outfit Watford to reach the EFL Cup fourth round for the first time.

Education

University of Liverpool confirms 87 Covid cases in week before start of term

Yesterday at 20:32 PM, via The Guardian

Other campuses face outbreaks as Boris Johnson calls for universities to stay open

Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

Pressure is mounting on UK universities to cancel face-to-face teaching and move all studies online as cases multiply on campuses, including the University of Liverpool where almost 90 students and staff have already tested positive.

Students have...

Education

Christian not sacked by UK school for LGBTQ+ ‘beliefs’, tribunal hears

Yesterday at 19:42 PM, via The Guardian

Kristie Higgs dismissed after sharing social media posts about relationship education

A secondary school headteacher has denied that a member of staff was suspended because she was a Christian who raised concerns about teaching LGBTQ+ relationships to young children, an tribunal has heard.

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor’s school in Fairford, Gloucestershire,...

Education

Mozambique: Tete School Managers Accused of Diverting Funds

Yesterday at 18:23 PM, via AllAfrica

[AIM] Maputo — The Mozambican government’s National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) in the western province of Tete has denounced the undue use of funds allocated to secondary schools for use in preventive measures against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Education

Malawi: Govt Commits to Promote Sign Language

Yesterday at 16:52 PM, via AllAfrica

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, says government is committed to promoting sign language as one way of addressing communication challenge among the deaf in the country.

Entertainment

‘Enola Holmes’ showcases Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock’s brilliant sister

Yesterday at 16:42 PM, via CNN

Permutations on Sherlock Holmes have a long and spotty cinematic history, which makes “Enola Holmes” — a vehicle for “Stranger Things'” Millie Bobby Brown, who doubled as its producer — such a pleasant surprise. Adapted from the young-adult books, it’s a lovely production that reinforces the sense Brown, if there were any doubts, is a major star in the making.

Science/Tech

Microsoft Secures Backend Server That Leaked Bing Data

Yesterday at 23:28 PM, via Slashdot

Microsoft suffered a rare cyber-security lapse earlier this month when the company’s IT staff accidentally left one of Bing’s backend servers exposed online. From a report: The server was discovered by Ata Hakcil, a security researcher at WizCase, who exclusively shared his findings with ZDNet last week. According to Hakcil’s investigation, the server is believed to have exposed more than 6.5...

Science/Tech

China, in Pointed Message To US, Tightens Its Climate Targets

Yesterday at 22:50 PM, via Slashdot

President Xi Jinping of China pledged on Tuesday that his country, the world’s top producer of greenhouse gases, would adopt much stronger climate targets and achieve what he called “carbon neutrality before 2060.” If realized, the pledges would be crucial in the global fight against climate change. From a report: The announcement, made at the annual meeting of the United Nations General...

Nature

Kogelberg’s Palmiet Honeymoon Studio is now open for bookings!

17 September at 10:28 AM, via CapeNature

There are exciting developments underway at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. CapeNature is delighted to announce the opening of a new one-bedroom unit, the Palmiet honeymoon studio which is just perfect for for couples seeking privacy and romance. The glass-fronted eco-cabin is designed to offer guests unparalleled 360-degree breath-taking views of the reserve. The building work was meticulously […]