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Impressive images as NWU’s solar telescope captures source of May auroras

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 May 2024
He says while a repeat of the auroras seen in South Africa is not expected, the team will continue observing active regions in the hope of learning more about the Sun, and the as yet little understood ...

Ground Work Collective observers ready for overseas voting mission this weekend

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2024
According to the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) nine countries will vote on Friday, while the remaining countries will hold their elections on Saturday.

"Biting the Bullet" (1989)—Peter Brimelow On '80s Gun Control Attempts and '70s "Protests", by Peter Brimelow

The Unz Review 16 May 2024
Nevertheless, the prospective eclipse of the American gun owners’ lobby, like the imminent triumph of white liberalism in South Africa, is one of those political mirages that regularly deceive observers confined to the metropolis ... Look at New York.

Northern lights may be visible across Northern California this weekend. Why are they so active ...

East Bay Times 15 May 2024
The last time a solar storm of this magnitude reached Earth was in October 2003, resulting in power outages in Sweden and damaged power transformers in South Africa, according to the center.

South Africa's electoral body approves over 5,000 observers for elections

Xinhua 14 May 2024
JOHANNESBURG, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has approved more than 5,000 local and international observers to monitor the upcoming general elections later this month, the electoral body announced on Tuesday.

Agbiz sees significantly lower maize export volumes for 2024/25 marketing year

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2024
April marked the end of South Africa's 2023/24 marketing year for maize ... In the coming months, the committee could still adjust the figures depending on their observations of the yields in the various regions of South Africa.”.

News24 | 5 000 observers prepare to descend on SA voting stations for 29 May elections

News24 14 May 2024
Around 5 000 election observers from 160 international and domestic organisations will be observing South Africa's seventh democratic elections in two weeks time ... .

Political manifestos create economic fog

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2024
It is clear from the number of observations that South Africa's infrastructure hinders economic progress. A political mindset that leads to development is essential for growth to materialise in South Africa.

Death toll rises to 27 in South Africa building collapse

Xinhua 13 May 2024
At the same time, in solemn remembrance of the tragic building collapse, the community and residents of George and South Africa observed a minute of silence at precisely 2.09 p.m ... Death toll rises to 27 in South Africa building collapse.

Do politicians deliberately sabotage ICT adoption in African elections?

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 May 2024
Research on Africa’s adoption of technology in electoral processes in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria all bear this point out. Even the UN Elections observers group in Africa notes that the bad ...

South Africa anti-apartheid meet: Palestine 'River to Sea'

The New Arab 13 May 2024
But I have been to South Africa and I have been listening to people explaining apartheid to me ... As South Africa, we actively lobbied for the withdrawal of Israel as an observer member of the African Union.

South Africa: A Survivor Was Found 5 Days After the Building Collapse

Al Wast 13 May 2024
On a Saturday, rescuers and observers in South Africa were moved to tears of joy as they observed the incredible survival of a person who had been buried for an incredible 116 hours under the rubble of a collapsed building ... ....

Do Clashing Galaxies Create Odd Radio Circles?

Universe Today 12 May 2024
This image of the first ORC (odd radio circle) ever discovered, aptly dubbed ORC-1, overlays radio observations from South Africa’s MeerKAT telescope in green atop an optical and infrared map from the international DES (Dark Energy Survey) project.

Geomagnetic storm may disrupt power, but expand aurora viewing

Sandhills Express 11 May 2024
The G5 storm in 2003 caused power outages in Sweden and damaged transformers in South Africa, according to prediction center ... transformers in South Africa.Effect on satellite and radio operations.

Missed the dazzling northern lights show? You might get another chance Saturday night.

CNN 11 May 2024
The last time a solar storm of this magnitude reached Earth was in October 2003, resulting in power outages in Sweden and damaged power transformers in South Africa, according to the center.