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  • Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond August 3, 2020
    This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond The post Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • There are useful lessons to learn from the generation of the 1986 emergency August 2, 2020
    The parents of the 2020 crisis have little say about their children’s education The post There are useful lessons to learn from the generation of the 1986 emergency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Miss Rona’s teaching the 4IR lessons August 2, 2020
    Schooling is stuck in the 1950s, but technology must be blended with the basics of education The post Miss Rona’s teaching the 4IR lessons appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project August 2, 2020
    The Covid-19 pandemic gives universities an opportunity to find new ways of ensuring the health and well-being of students The post Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Teachers trying to catch up, ‘ticking boxes’, overloading learners August 2, 2020
    Teachers who spoke to the Mail & Guardian this week are not confident that any effective teaching and learning will take place during this academic year, even if it is extended The post Teachers trying to catch up, ‘ticking boxes’, overloading learners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat August 2, 2020
    Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict The post Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff August 2, 2020
    More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices The post Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • The language of Afrikaans is not the problem August 2, 2020
    English is a valuable resource, but we cannot continue to promote it at the expense of the indigenous languages — including Afrikaans The post The language of Afrikaans is not the problem appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Bravo Bongani Baloyi! August 2, 2020
    Midvaal’s young mayor dispels all the persistent myths of young leaders not being able to govern effectively The post Bravo Bongani Baloyi! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Covid-19 is taking its toll on people’s state of mind August 2, 2020
    The future is uncertain, and the number of people suffering from anxiety and depression is rising The post Covid-19 is taking its toll on people’s state of mind appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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  • Chief of staff to Brazil’s Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 August 4, 2020
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff, Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Monday, becoming the seventh Brazilian minister to have contracted the disease. The post Chief of staff to Brazil’s Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, […]
  • France reports 3 376 new COVID-19 cases over three-day period August 3, 2020
    France has reported 3 376 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the last three days, the country’s Health Department said on Monday, while the number of people being treated in ICUs for the disease is creeping higher. The post France reports 3 376 new COVID-19 cases over three-day period appeared first on SABC News - Breaking […]
  • Former king Juan Carlos to leave Spain amid corruption allegations August 3, 2020
    Spain's former king Juan Carlos has told his son, King Felipe, that he is leaving the country, the Royal House said on Monday, in a dramatic move designed to protect the monarchy after corruption allegations against him surfaced. The post Former king Juan Carlos to leave Spain amid corruption allegations appeared first on SABC News […]
  • Islamic State storm Afghan jail, freeing hundreds of prisoners August 3, 2020
    Afghan security forces laid siege to a prison seized by Islamic State fighters in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, with at least 24 people killed after the militants' overnight assault led to a mass jailbreak. The post Islamic State storm Afghan jail, freeing hundreds of prisoners appeared first on SABC News - Breaking […]
  • ‘Major incident’ declared in British city of Manchester to tackle COVID-19 August 3, 2020
    A major incident has been declared in the Manchester area of Britain, allowing the creation of a “central command structure” to help tackle the rising number of coronavirus cases, a local official was quoted as saying on Sunday. The post ‘Major incident’ declared in British city of Manchester to tackle COVID-19 appeared first on SABC […]
  • Australia’s government to back Victoria’s strict coronavirus lockdown August 2, 2020
    Australia’s government expressed support on Sunday for the strictest social-distancing measures yet by the state of Victoria in an effort to contain the new coronavirus. The government in country’s second-most populous state is expected to announce that movement and businesses will be severely restricted in the state’s capital Melbourne for at least six weeks from […]
  • Facebook puts global block on Brazil’s Bolsonaro supporters August 2, 2020
    Facebook said on Saturday it has put a global block on certain accounts controlled by supporters of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro implicated in a fake news inquiry, a day after it was fined for not complying with a Supreme Court judge’s order to do so. The post Facebook puts global block on Brazil’s Bolsonaro supporters […]
  • TikTok’s Chinese owner offers to forego stake to clinch US deal: Source August 1, 2020
    China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the US operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The post TikTok’s Chinese owner offers to […]
  • Australian, Papua New Guinea police arrest five over cocaine haul August 1, 2020
    A small plane which crashed shortly after take-off on a flight from a remote airstrip in Papua New Guinea to Australia last week was overloaded with more than 500 kg of cocaine, police said on Saturday. The post Australian, Papua New Guinea police arrest five over cocaine haul appeared first on SABC News - Breaking […]
  • Don’t sweat it: Chilean dogs sniff out coronavirus in early stages July 31, 2020
    Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people's sweat at a nearly stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. The post Don’t sweat it: Chilean dogs sniff out coronavirus in early stages appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of […]