Radio Telescope Array Breaks Ground in Gravitational Wave Research

[SKA Africa] An unprecedented international collaboration of telescopes has lead to the first direct detection of gravitational waves — ripples in space and time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. The discover…

[SKA Africa] An unprecedented international collaboration of telescopes has lead to the first direct detection of gravitational waves -- ripples in space and time -- in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. The discovery marks the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitational waves and light.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A ‘Truly Wondrous Moment’ – African Telescope Helps Observe Spectacular Cosmic Event

[SKA Africa] An unprecedented international collaboration of telescopes has lead to the first direct detection of gravitational waves — ripples in space and time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. The discover…

[SKA Africa] An unprecedented international collaboration of telescopes has lead to the first direct detection of gravitational waves -- ripples in space and time -- in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. The discovery marks the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitational waves and light.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Geingob Calls Self-Proclaimed Campaigners to Order

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob – in emphasising unity during the build-up to next month’s Swapo elective congress – yesterday strongly condemned individuals who publicly go around saying they are his campaign managers.

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob - in emphasising unity during the build-up to next month's Swapo elective congress - yesterday strongly condemned individuals who publicly go around saying they are his campaign managers.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rohde Murder Trial – State Questions Impartiality of Defence Pathologist’s Report

[News24Wire] A post-mortem report, completed at the request of murder accused Jason Rohde a week after his wife’s death, omitted key evidence which could cast doubt over its “impartiality”, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A post-mortem report, completed at the request of murder accused Jason Rohde a week after his wife's death, omitted key evidence which could cast doubt over its "impartiality", the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

First Commercial Flight Lands On St Helena Via Windhoek

[New Era] Windhoek -The first scheduled commercial airline service to the remote British island of St Helena in the south Atlantic touched down safely on Saturday, having made a stopover in Windhoek from Johannesburg, South Africa.

[New Era] Windhoek -The first scheduled commercial airline service to the remote British island of St Helena in the south Atlantic touched down safely on Saturday, having made a stopover in Windhoek from Johannesburg, South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Bones Has Revelers in Awe

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a poor turnout at this month’s edition of NAMJAMs, one of Namibia’s leading musical prodigies, and jazz music guru, Solly Goodheart, aka Bones, proved once again he still has what it takes when it comes to live performance.

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a poor turnout at this month's edition of NAMJAMs, one of Namibia's leading musical prodigies, and jazz music guru, Solly Goodheart, aka Bones, proved once again he still has what it takes when it comes to live performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Sadtu to March to DBE and DHET Offices in Pretoria

[COSATU] Thousands of SADTU members will, on Tuesday, 17 October 2017, embark on a national protest march to the headquarters of the Departments of Basic Education (DBE) and Higher Education and Training (DHET) in Pretoria over failures to address amon…

[COSATU] Thousands of SADTU members will, on Tuesday, 17 October 2017, embark on a national protest march to the headquarters of the Departments of Basic Education (DBE) and Higher Education and Training (DHET) in Pretoria over failures to address among others, the following issues:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Farmworkers’ Minimum Wage Up By 25 Percent

[New Era] Windhoek -Successful wage negotiations between the Agricultural Employers Association (AEA), Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU), Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers Union (NECFU) and Namibia Farm Workers Union (NAFWU) last week resulted in…

[New Era] Windhoek -Successful wage negotiations between the Agricultural Employers Association (AEA), Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU), Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers Union (NECFU) and Namibia Farm Workers Union (NAFWU) last week resulted in the previous farmworkers' minimum wage of 2014 being increased by 25 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia