Category Archives: Technology

Inactivity puts physical and mental health of more than 1.4 billion adults at risk, says WHO

Insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life, according to a newly released United Nations health agency study.

Published in The Lancet Global …

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubani launches Mahikeng Astronomy Telescope, 7 Sept

North-West University Mahikeng becomes first historically disadvantaged campus to develop astronomy observatory
The North-West University’s Mahikeng Campus has been become the first historically disadvantaged institution in South Africa to develop an observatory for astronomy research.…

CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW OPENS IN PRETORIA

PRETORIA– The 18th edition of the annual regional seminar on the implementation of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) for southern Africa and Indian Ocean Island States opened in Pretoria Tuesday.

The four-day seminar is hosted by …

UN: Some Burundi Violations May Constitute Crimes Against Humanity

The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Burundi has accused that country’s government and members of its allied youth league of gross violations of human rights, which it says in some cases might constitute crimes against …

With AI, jobs are changing but no mass unemployment expected – UN labour experts

The rise of frontier technologies like Artificial Intelligence has caused fears of robots taking over blue-collar jobs, but a United Nations expert says humans still have the upper hand given their creativity and ability to …