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Bok scrumhalf Cronje back to lead Lions

Today at 12:48 PM, via News24

Springbok scrumhalf Ross Cronje will lead the Golden Lions on the field when they face the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.

South Africa

Zuma granted leave to appeal personal costs order against him

Today at 12:46 PM, via Eyewitness News

The High Court in Pretoria has granted former President Jacob Zuma permission to appeal the personal costs order made against him in his failed bid to challenge the Public Protector’s ‘State of Capture’ report.

World

U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearization by 2021

Today at 12:53 PM, via Reuters

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if Washington took unspecified actions.

Education

Namibia:Bill to Ban Private Satellite Schools

Today at 12:49 PM, via All Africa

[Namibian] EDUCATION permanent secretary Sanet Steenkamp says the government will no longer allow people to operate private satellite schools.

Education

Could means-tested fees help poorer students get into university? | Nick Hillman

Today at 12:30 PM, via The Guardian

The government is reviewing the future of tuition fees. Lowering costs for low-income students could be the answer

In most countries, there is a chasm between the proportion of richer people who make it to higher education and the proportion of poorer people who do so. Introducing means-tested fees could be a way to address this.

Means-tested fees offer a “third way” between systems with no...

Entertainment

Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

Today at 12:55 PM, via Reuters

The next James Bond film will be directed by American Cary Joji Fukunaga, the man behind the first season of U.S. drama “True Detective” and the Netflix comedy “Maniac,” the 007 producers said on Thursday.

Health

What do blind people see when they take LSD?

Today at 11:21 AM, via Health24

Taking LSD has been known to stimulate ‘out of this world’ visual and audio experiences. But how does taking LSD affect those who are visually impaired?

Nature

Access Week 2018 is in Full Swing!

Tuesday at 21:05 PM, via CapeNature

September is Heritage Month in South Africa and, to celebrate, CapeNature is once again providing free access to all of our reserves to day visitors from 17-24 September. We asked you to share your pics on social media as you venture into the great outdoors with friends and family and the response has been great. […]

Nature

Access Week 2018 – My Nature, My Heritage

10 September at 16:39 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature is delighted to announce that access to all CapeNature reserves will be free from 17 – 24 September 2018 during Heritage month. Heritage has been defined as “that which we inherit: the sum total of wild life and scenic parks, sites of scientific or historical importance, national monuments, historic buildings, works of art, literature […]

Nature

Gauteng Conservation Plan – Planning for Biodiversity

03 September at 15:26 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Gauteng Conservation Plan – Planning for Biodiversity appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Gauteng Nature Conservation (hereafter Conservation), a component of the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) produced the Gauteng Conservation Plan Version 3 (CPlan 3) in December 2010. The conservation plan was edited on three occasions since then: C-Plan...