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Kingsley Guiseb Starts Executive Role as Head of People & Culture at Letshego Bank

Letshego Bank is pleased to announce the appointment and approval of Kingsley Guiseb as the Head of People & Culture, effective 1 December 2023. With over two decades of diverse professional experience spanning various sectors across Southern Africa, Guiseb is a seasoned Human Resources (HR) Executive poised to provide a transformative talent management strategy to Letshego. His expertise is backed by a Master's Degree in Business Leadership (MBL) focused on […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

Science & Technology

This 3D-printed hydrogel material could be used to build homes one day

Scientists have successfully tested a nanocellulose-based biomaterial for greener architecture. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the Wallenberg Wood Science Centre in Sweden 3D printed a hydrogel material made of nanocellulose, a substance derived from cellulose fibres found in plants. The nanocellulose 3D-printing technology has been used on a much smaller scale, mostly within biomedicine due to the material’s biocompatibility and wetness. But it has not previously been used […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024 3

Africa

Chad’s election agency sets dates for presidential polls

  Chad's election agency has announced the dates for the upcoming presidential election, affirming its commitment to transitioning the country back to democracy from junta rule. The election will consist of two rounds, with provisional results expected by July 7. Initially, the military authorities, who seized power in 2021, proposed holding elections within 18 months. However, they later extended the transition period to October 10, 2024. The election agency emphasized […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024 5

Videos

Quarter of Gaza one step from famine as aid trucks looted, says UN

Aid trucks are being shot at and looted with at least a quarter of Gaza's population one step away from starvation, UN officials said on Tuesday. The situation is especially acute in the north, where humanitarian supplies are scarce and vast swathes of the area lie in ruins after Israel's military offensive. UN humanitarian coordinator Ramesh Ramasingham told the UN Security Council on Tuesday there is "every possibility" the situation […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024 4

Sport

Strus nets monster buzzer-beater as Cavs sink Mavs

  drained an astonishing 58-foot buzzer-beater as the Cleveland Cavaliers conjured a stunning late fightback to sink the Dallas Mavericks 121-119 on Tuesday. In a remarkable finale in Cleveland, Strus unleashed a mammoth heave from inside his own half to snatch victory from Dallas, who had grabbed a 119-118 lead with just over two seconds remaining in the game. Strus's miraculous effort was the final act of a thrilling fourth […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

Sport

Injured New Zealand batsman Conway out of first Australia Test

    New Zealand opening batsman Devon Conway has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia, captain Tim Southee said Wednesday. Conway will miss Thursday's opener in Wellington after hurting his left thumb in a Twenty20 defeat to Australia on Friday in Auckland. Experienced batsman Henry Nicholls has been recalled as cover for the two-Test series with Will Young moving up the order to open with Tom Latham, […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

Sport

India fast bowler Shami out of IPL after Achilles surgery

  Pace bowler Mohammed Shami is out of this year's Indian Premier League after having surgery on his Achilles tendon. Shami, who plays for the Gujarat Titans, posted photographs on social media of himself in hospital after the operation on Tuesday. He said that recovery "will take some time" meaning he will miss the glitzy Twenty20 league that begins next month. "I will continue to work hard towards my recovery," […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

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