Stay at home, Nzimande tells students amid covid-19

Johannesburg – Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has appealed to student who were not required to return to campuses to stay home. Nzimande said universities could only allow 33% of final year students on campus under level-3 lockdown. He said this would require a readjustment of the academic year. Nzimande also spoke about the impact […]

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Forest fires kill at least six in Ukraine’s Luhansk region

Forest fires have killed at least six people and ravaged several villages in eastern Ukraine. Authorities deployed water-bombing planes, the national armed forces and hundreds of fire-fighters. High winds and soaring temperatures have helped spread the fires in the Luhansk region, near areas held by Russian-backed separatist forces. President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the area and […]

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Mercedes-Benz embraces the touchscreen in the new version of MBUX

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the second generation of its MBUX infotainment system that will debut in the 2021 S-Class, which features a new touchscreen-forward user interface that requires fewer buttons. The system is powered by a new hardware suite that adds functionality and features across the car, like improvements to the “Hey Mercedes” voice command system, […]

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Nuclear plant hires during lockdown deemed ‘reckless’ and ‘irregular’

Johannesburg – The Nuclear Energy Company of SA (Necsa) seems to be getting back on its feet after the appointment of Dave Nicholls as chair earlier this year, following nearly two years of turmoil and repeated changes in directors and management. But Necsa subsidiary NTP –which operates the Safari nuclear reactor and is the group’s […]

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Malawi revokes order on Chief justice’s forced leave

Malawi – Malawi’s government has announced that the chief justice will not go on leave pending retirement. Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda had been directed by former President Mmutharika’s government to start his leave until his retirement, a move that sparked criticism. The chief justice led the Supreme Court in its decision to nullify President Mutharika’s […]

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George Maluleke grateful for Kaizer Chiefs’ love and support

  Johannesburg – George Malule,ke has thanked Kaizer Chiefs for the part they have played in his career after making a move to Mamelodi Sundowns. Maluleke, 31, joined Sundowns after six years with Amakhosi. He was hoping to see out the season with Chiefs, who are on course for the 2019/2020 Premier Soccer League title […]

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