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Seven Ministries Church was ‘ticking time bomb’

Today at 14:55 PM, via Eyewitness News

The CRL Rights Commission is briefing Parliament’s cooperative governance and traditional affairs committee about their investigation of the church.


Expelled Russian diplomats leave Britain in nerve agent crisis

Today at 14:51 PM, via Reuters

LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Twenty three expelled Russian diplomats and their families left the embassy in London and headed back to Moscow on Tuesday in the deepest crisis in Russian-British relations since the Cold War sparked by a nerve agent attack in England.


Merkel pleased about Brexit transition deal but says many problems remain

Today at 14:42 PM, via Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was pleased that the European Union and Britain had agreed on a Brexit transition deal but added that there were still many challenges to overcome in negotiating Britain’s departure from the bloc.


Factors to drive interest rate decision

Today at 14:00 PM, via iAfrica

The Monetary Policy Committee of SARB meets on 26 – 28 March 2018 to deliberate an interest rate stance that anchors inflation.


Zuma to put the ANC on trial

Yesterday at 08:34 AM, via News24

The drama regarding former president Jacob Zuma’s corruption saga is about to reach another level and a very interesting level indeed, writes Ralph Mathekga.


CSA hopes Rabada drama forces ICC rethink

Today at 14:29 PM, via News24

Cricket South Africa is hopeful that the Kagiso Rabada drama of the past 10 days will force an ICC rethink in terms of the implementation of its Code of Conduct.


University of Exeter investigates claims of racist WhatsApp group

Today at 14:50 PM, via The Guardian

Student posts screenshots of ‘racist and vile’ comments in law society private chat group

A leading university is investigating claims of racism among law society members, after messages of “vile, deplorable” comments from a private students’ WhatsApp group were shared online.

University of Exeter made the announcement after screenshots showing comments made by those involved in the Bracton Law...


Kenya:How I Got 6,000 Students at Business College

Today at 14:21 PM, via All Africa

[Nairobi News] Lizzie Muthoni Wanyoike, founder of Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (Nibs), says she wants to make Sh1 billion by 2022 from her businesses.


Three postgrad options you may never have thought of

Today at 14:20 PM, via The Guardian

These three exciting fields give a glimpse into the varied world of postgrad study

Animal behaviourFrom the efficiency of bee pollination to whether magpies really love shiny things, animal behaviour is an endlessly fascinating subject. Studying what they do and why they do it can lead to a wide range of careers, from dog behaviourist to natural history researcher. Courses offered include the...


Viewpoint: Bots shape the Internet

Today at 14:41 PM, via ITWeb

Chatbots are not poised to replace humans, says Ebrahim Dinat, COO at Ocular Technologies. Online ex…


Roche’s Tecentriq notches third cancer cocktail trial win

Today at 12:02 PM, via Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq on Tuesday racked up a third trial win in combination with other cancer drugs, a boost for the Swiss drugmaker as it seeks to muscle in on space dominated by Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb.


How Nature Reserves Supply Water to the Cape Metro

07 March at 11:19 AM, via CapeNature

Most of the nature reserves managed by CapeNature are in mountainous areas where most of our rain falls. Just eight percent of South Africa’s land produces 50% of its surface water. These high water yield mountainous areas are strategic water resource areas and include the Boland Mountains, Groot Winterhoek and the Cape Peninsula which provide […]


World Wildlife Day 2018

02 March at 23:57 PM, via CapeNature

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The theme […]


Kammanassie Nature Reserve receives life-changing donation

27 February at 09:59 AM, via CapeNature

 Fountains, rivers and streams have dried up in CapeNature’s Kammanassie Nature Reserve (KNR) in the Klein Karoo, between Uniondale and Oudtshoorn due to the severe drought caused inter alia by climate change and animals in the area have been hard hit by the lack of water. Amongst the animals in dire need is the precious […]