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October 12, 2017 4:25 PM 'I'm ashamed I didn't say anything back then': Jane Fonda says she found out about Harvey Weinstein's reign of terror ONE year ago

Many were young, powerless and afraid to speak out in case their careers were ruined. For nearly three decades their accusations remained bottled up, some suppressed by pay-offs. More than 30 women have now come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the man once described as 'God' of the film industry 133

October 10, 2017 8:20 AM Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market

Brazil’s presence in Africa surged during the government of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who opened embassies in 35 of 54 African nations and led a flurry of trade and investment missions. His successor Dilma Rousseff showed little interest in foreign affairs and practically ignored Africa. “We want to take up relations with Africa again 113

October 9, 2017 3:20 PM Please Lobatse, Make a Move. It Can Be Done

And the article in question? A freedom heritage walk will take place on the 7th of this month starting at Fish Keitseng’s home but without explaining where its 4.2 kilometres will end? Or where it might stop? That is a problem with so many articles of this kind. They whet the appetite and then deny the reader the key, follow up information. But at least 110

October 5, 2017 11:45 PM Policy uncertainty dominates Mining Indaba

Investors say they are finding other African countries like Ghana, Rwanda and Botswana more attractive than South Africa for mining investments. (SABC) Policy uncertainty has continued to dominate discussions at the Joburg Mining Indaba. Delegates heard that South Africa is a no go area for investments in the mining sector as a result of the uncertainty 174

October 2, 2017 8:35 PM The Real Message of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Shortly after Labor Day, the temperature begins to rise in research laboratories around the world, a symptom of what one of my mentors used to call “Nobel fever.” This morning, the fever broke with the news that Jeffrey Hall and Michael Rosbash, of Brandeis University, and Michael Young, of Rockefeller University, will share the Nobel Prize in Physiology 78

October 2, 2017 5:14 PM Every iPhone X sold will bring Samsung a big payday

Apple will undoubtedly make a fortune with the release of the iPhone X on Nov. 3, but it won't be the only major tech company to benefit from the phone's launch. Samsung, Apple's chief rival, also has a major stake in the iPhone X's success. Samsung is estimated to earn about $110 for every iPhone X sold, according to analysis conducted by Counterpoint 66

October 2, 2017 2:51 PM Chucklefish's magic school RPG: more details on dating, combat and influences

I visited Starbound developer and Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish last week to play Wargroove, its upcoming turn-based strategy game. I'll have some detailed impressions on that later on this week, but while I was there, I couldn't resist asking about its as-yet-untitled (and unannounced) magic school RPG/life sim. Last time we covered this game it got an enormous 95

October 2, 2017 12:40 AM Huawei Mate 10 rumored to have Samsung DeX-like feature

Samsung may have just revived the “Phone as your PC” idea with its DeX platform and it seems to have inspired another OEM to follow suit. Whispers are going around that Huawei, who now ranks as one of the world’s top three smartphone makers (depending on which market analyst you ask) is reportedly planning on a similar feature that will turn the upcoming 85

September 30, 2017 1:37 AM Expedite work of state wildlife boards, Harsh Vardhan tells states

The Environment Ministry wants states to fast track appraisal of development projects in and around national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) Dr Harsh Vardhan has written to all Chief Ministers, asking them to hold meetings of the State Board for Wildlife (SBWL) more frequently. In the institutional 101

September 28, 2017 4:00 AM Moswaane spots Constituency Fund abuse

The Fund, under which each constituency has been allocated P10 million, has sparked disputes across the country between various structures, over the use of the money. Moswaane told a recent Kgotla meeting in Monarch that there was evidence some authorities at grassroots levels were overpricing community projects in order to improperly benefit from the funds 58