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- WATCH: Russia & post-Soviet allies stage MAJOR military drills near Afghan borderby RT on Oct 21, 2021
More than 4,000 personnel and over 500 pieces of military hardware were deployed in the sandy, mountainous area bordering Afghanistan. The drills are being held in order to be better prepared for potential terrorist threats. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Man charged with MP Amess’ murder plotted for years to kill a lawmaker, considered himself affiliated to Islamic State, court toldby RT on Oct 21, 2021
Ali Harbi Ali, who has been charged with murder and the preparation of terrorist acts over the killing of MP Sir David Amess, “considered himself affiliated to Islamic State,” Westminster Magistrates Court heard on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
- NATO blames Russia for breakdown in relations as Moscow says expulsion of its diplomats has made tensions worse than in Cold Warby RT on Oct 21, 2021
A breakdown in relations between NATO and Russia is the fault of the Kremlin, a leading official from the US-led bloc has said, after Moscow withdrew its mission to the organization and closed down its offices in the capital. Read Full Article at RT.com
- One rule for them? UK minister claims MPs can choose whether to wear masks after govt urges public to wear face coveringsby RT on Oct 21, 2021
UK Health Minister Edward Argar has defended MPs who fail to wear masks in Parliament, claiming they can make an “informed view” on whether to follow guidance despite the health secretary asking the public to wear face coverings. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Police say lover confessed to brutal killing of runner found in pool of blood as family claim he was in plot targeting her wealthby RT on Oct 21, 2021
Police say tragic Olympic star Agnes Tirop's lover left a note admitting to her brutal murder with a knife and club – and her family claim he was part of a property plot targeting her wealth while she was at the Tokyo Games. Read Full Article at RT.com
News from NEWS24
- News24.com | Elephant tramples suspected poacher to death at Kruger National Parkon Oct 22, 2021
A suspected poacher met a gruesome end when he was trampled to death by an elephant at the Kruger National Park.
- News24.com | Alec Baldwin distraught in photo taken after film set accident which killed cinematographeron Oct 22, 2021
Alec Baldwin was photographed looking distraught outside the Sante Fe County Sheriff's Office.
- News24.com | Former selection chief Linda Zondi opens up on Tsolekile, Phangiso at SJN hearingson Oct 22, 2021
Former Proteas convenor of selectors Linda Zondi said he fought hard to get Thami Tsolekile to play Test cricket in 2014, but was beaten in a selection meeting vote.
- Businessinsider.co.za | Police official said rumours that Brian Laundrie's parents planted evidence are 'completely untrue'on Oct 22, 2021
A North Port Police spokesperson denied rumors that Laundrie's parents planted evidence, saying authorities "walked into the park with them."
- News24.com | Ex-cop Rosemary Ndlovu found guilty of murdering six relatives, including sister and boyfriendon Oct 22, 2021
Former cop Rosemary Ndlovu has been found guilty of hiring hitmen to kill family members for the insurance money.
News from Business Tech
- Takealot to open massive new distribution centre in Cape Town in 2022by Staff Writer on Oct 21, 2021
Property developer Atterbury says that construction is underway on a new distribution centre for online retailer Takealot in Cape Town, expected to launch in August 2022.
- Rapid cloud migration makes multi-cloud a realityby Partner on Oct 21, 2021
The days of talking about cloud computing are over: in 2021, the world has seen a concerted move to public cloud as companies look to conserve their cash.
- Can businesses in South Africa block unvaccinated people from entry? Here’s what the law saysby Staff Writer on Oct 21, 2021
Several companies have announced that they will implement mandatory vaccination at their workplaces, and it's expected that many more will follow.
- Discovery CEO on why it doesn’t pay to be overly negative about South Africaby Staff Writer on Oct 21, 2021
Discovery chief executive Adrian Gore says that there are a number of pressing issues that need to be addressed in South Africa, but that people who have negative blinkers on can often miss the opportunities available in the country.
- IMF sends growth warning to South Africaby Staff Writer on Oct 21, 2021
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects South Africa's economy to grow by 5% in 2021, reflecting a better-than-expected growth in the year's first half.
News from The South African
- ActionSA’s name will not be on ward ballots after losing urgent court caseby Storm Simpson on Oct 22, 2021
The electoral court dismissed ActionSA’s application to have the IEC’s decision to omit its name from ballots unconstitutional and unlawful on Friday.
- Cheslin Kolbe bursts into SA-dominated Top 10 highest paid rugby rich listby Garrin Lambley on Oct 22, 2021
Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe's move from Toulouse to Top 14 rivals Toulon has made him the fourth highest-paid rugby player in the world.
- Darn it! Company finds gap in market with holey socks [photos]by Megan van den Heever on Oct 22, 2021
A Japanese designer is selling socks with holes in them, claiming that they 'last longer'. But social media users are not tip-toeing around this one...with some going as far as saying it's 'like a balaclava, but for your feet'!
- ‘She never disappoints’: Zonke wows Mzansi with new ‘Lady’ single [listen]by Naledi de Wee on Oct 22, 2021
Zonke is back on the music scene with her flawless songwriting and magical voice. The award-winning songstress just dropped her latest single, 'Lady'.
- Is this the BIGGEST match of Benni McCarthy’s coaching career?by Dean Boyle on Oct 22, 2021
Benni McCarthy will take charge of the biggest match of his coaching career when AmaZulu take on TP Mazembe in the DR Congo on Saturday.
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News from My Broadband
- Intel’s path to dominanceby Bloomberg on Oct 22, 2021
Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger spelled out the cost of his drive to return the world’s largest chipmaker to leadership of the industry.
- All the bank branches where you can get your Smart ID or passportby Staff Writer on Oct 22, 2021
These are the bank branches that offer E-Home Affairs services.
- Business Wi-Fi made incredibly simple with Aruba Instant Onby Partner on Oct 22, 2021
Many business owners and their employees have been forced to work from home and they need their home networks to be as fast, secure, and reliable as an on-site network in order for their organisations to survive this digital pivot.
- iPhone 13 vs Pixel 6 — Apple and Google uberphone showdownby Myles Illidge on Oct 22, 2021
The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and Pixel 6 Pro are some of the most powerful smartphones on the market. Here is how they compare.
- PUBG: New State — smartphone sequel to the Battle Royale kingby Bloomberg on Oct 22, 2021
4 years after its release, Krafton has announced a PUBG sequel for Android and iOS.
News from the Daily Maverick
- Vaccine research: Pfizer, BioNTech report high efficacy of COVID-19 booster shot in studyby Reuters on Oct 21, 2021
BERLIN, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE on Thursday said data from a Phase III trial demonstrated high efficacy of a booster dose of their COVID-19 vaccine against the virus, including the Delta variant.
- GOOD WICKET: Proteas need to rely on self-belief and hard work for T20 World Cup successby Craig Ray on Oct 21, 2021
The Proteas will start the International Cricket Council T20 World Cup on 23 October with some confidence after a week of morale-boosting pre-tournament wins and strong individual performances.
- ISS TODAY: ANALYSIS — AFRICAN ECONOMIC RECOVERY: Renewed and improved economic revival in Maiduguri could serve as lifeline for Lake Chad Basinby Teniola Tayo on Oct 21, 2021
Relative peace provides a chance to boost production and trade, and help prevent communities being recruited by Boko Haram.
- OP-ED: Reflections of a Wayward Boy: South of the border, down Mahikeng wayby Terry Bell on Oct 21, 2021
Fifty or 60 years ago, the borders of South Africa were, if anything, even more porous than they are today; it was almost impossible to guard against small-scale, let alone single, infiltration. Also, any individual qualifying in appearance as ‘white’ would be unlikely to be summarily stopped and searched. This I knew from previous experience, so I had few qualms about deciding to pay one last visit ‘home’.
- GroundUp: CORONAVIRUS: Undocumented immigrants now have the option to get Covid vaccines — in some parts of South Africaby James Stent for GroundUp on Oct 21, 2021
People living in the country without IDs are not able to register with the Covid-19 vaccination programme. While they see many of their South African friends being vaccinated around them, they have been left out.
News from Sowetan Live
- Rested Themba Zwane and Rivaldo Coetzee back for Sundownsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Mahlatse Mphahlele) on Oct 22, 2021
Rested Mamelodi Sundowns midfielders Themba Zwane and Rivaldo Coetzee are available for selection for their crucial Champions League clash against AS Maniema of the DRC at Loftus on Sunday.
- Nine to spend weekend in jail after cellphone robbery and drug bustsby email@example.com (Alex Patrick) on Oct 22, 2021
Nine people have been arrested after a cellphone business robbery and a drug bust in the Western Cape.
- Nomfusi returns to her roots with matured soundby BambaleleP@sowetan.co.za (Patience Bambalele) on Oct 22, 2021
SA music star Nomfusi marks her a first decade in the music industry with an album and European tour.
- Thabang Lehobye's childhood memories help him clinch art competitionby BambaleleP@sowetan.co.za (Patience Bambalele) on Oct 22, 2021
Visual artist Thabang Lehobye finally nailed the Thami Mnyele Art Award competition after trying his luck for years to win the gong.
- Ghana president, Nana Akufo-Addo calls for tolerance as parliament considers anti-LGBT+ lawon Oct 22, 2021
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday emphasised the need for civil debate and tolerance as parliament works towards a vote on a controversial bill that would make it a crime to be gay, bisexual or transgender.
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