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World

Catholic Church Singled Out In Australian Sex Abuse Report

Today at 09:52 AM, via NPR

A royal commission recommends that the Australian Catholic Church ask the Vatican to lift its celibacy requirement for clergy and require that evidence of abuse revealed in confession be reported.

World

Britain says West must defend undersea cables from Russian navy

Today at 09:35 AM, via Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and its NATO allies must defend deep sea cables against a potentially catastrophic attack by the Russia navy that could disrupt trillions of dollars in financial transactions, the head of Britain’s armed forces warned.

Business

Stop labelling repeats as ‘new’, ASA tells DStv

Today at 09:53 AM, via BusinessTech

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered MultiChoice to stop telling DStv subscribers a TV show is new when recycled shows pushed to other DStv channels are actually old.

Sport

Mourinho asked to explain pre-match Man City comments

Today at 09:56 AM, via Eyewitness News

The FA said on Thursday that Mourinho had been asked for his ‘observations’ on comments he made on 8 December in interviews ahead of Sunday’s game, which United lost 2-1.

Sport

Dolphins coach Morgan breaks new ground

Today at 09:54 AM, via News24

Dolphins coach Grant Morgan is excited to contest his first ever final as a franchise coach in the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge on Saturday.

Education

Uganda:50 Government-Aided Schools Face Eviction

Today at 09:49 AM, via All Africa

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 57 out of 79 government-aided primary schools under the jurisdiction of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) risk being evicted because they lack land titles, Daily Monitor has learnt.

Education

Bullies have no place in academia – even if they’re star scientists | Anonymous academic

Today at 09:30 AM, via The Guardian

My bullying supervisor damaged my mental health. But when I stood up to him, I received no support from my university

I was awarded a prestigious fellowship in 2015 and moved my family across the country to take up a postdoctoral position at a world-class biomedical research institute. Little did I know that this seemingly invaluable opportunity would set me on a dangerous path to mental ill...

Nature

10 ways that Woolies is walking the water talk

Tuesday at 02:00 AM, via WWF

Retailer Woolworths was one of the first companies to put up its hand up when WWF South Africa launched its #WatershedWednesday campaign. Here are 10 innovations the retailer has made to cut back on water use.1. Real-time meteringWoolworths has installed real-time water metering at 77% of its stores across South Africa and in Africa – and is thus able to monitor 95% of its total water...

Nature

Western Cape Biodiversity Spatial Plan – a roadmap to a sustainable and inclusive living environment

Monday at 10:00 AM, via CapeNature

The Western Cape Nature Conservation Board (CapeNature) is mandated to conserve the unique natural heritage resources of the Western Cape for the benefit of all. The responsibility for conserving the Western Cape’s biodiversity, however, also lies with many other state agencies within national, provincial and local spheres of government, supported by organisations in the private […]

Nature

Khetha – supporting communities' right to choose

Monday at 02:00 AM, via WWF

CAPE TOWN (11th December 2017). The illegal trade of wildlife products – including rhino horn and elephant ivory – is the world's fourth largest transnational crime. These crimes represent not just a threat to Africa's endangered animals, but also affect the safety and well-being of communities who live near these protected areas.  WWF South Africa and the United States Agency for...