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The new sub-$ 500 modular laptop from Framework lacks RAM, storage, and an operating system.

Framework is all about modular, upgradable laptops and now the company is offering people a more-cost effective entry point. It has dropped the price of its B-stock Factory Seconds systems (which are built with excess parts and new components). As such, it’s now offering a Framework Laptop 13 barebones configuration for under $500 for the

The global fashion landscape will be shaped by the BRICS+ Fashion Summit.

At the recent BRICS+ Fashion Summit, educators from India, China, and Russia presented a groundbreaking pedagogical approach aimed at reshaping fashion education. Also read: The Changing Room is transforming the fashion industry, one luxury item at a time The initiative seeks to immerse students in diverse cultural paradigms and instil a profound understanding of modern

The Morning After: Would you like to spend a year residing in NASA’s Mars simulation?

NASA wants volunteers for its second year-long simulated Mars mission, the Crew Health and Performance Exploration Analog (CHAPEA 2). For the mission’s duration, starting spring 2025, the four selected crew members will live in a 1,700-square-foot 3D-printed habitat in Houston. It’s paid, but we don’t know how much. At least living costs will be nil.

Hazyview artist 61 maintains his love of music.

A 61-year-old musician, Patrick Matsane, is a versatile singer, songwriter and guitarist hoping to pass on his musical skills to youngsters while he offers refreshing music. Matsane, stage name ‘Patamy’, is a kwaito, reggae and Afropop vocalist from Phola near Hazyview. This independent artist is currently encouraging locals to listen to his latest album titled Emhlabeni

Mayors of the WC district will purchase drones to support crime-fighting efforts.

Premier Alan Winde and MEC Reagen Allen will hand over drones to district mayors tomorrow. The initiative forms part of the Western Cap Safety Plan to leverage data and technology to bolster crime-fighting efforts in the province. Also read: City law enforcement launches dash and body camera technology As per the South African Government News

Refugees from Rwanda in the UK intend to “undercut” human rights, according to the UN.

Volker Turk said the legislative moves by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s goverment to facilitate removals to Rwanda ran contrary to the basic principles of the rule of law and risk delivering a serious blow to human rights. “The combined effects of this bill, attempting to shield government action from standard legal scrutiny, directly undercut

According to Kremlin, the Navalny death case is still being investigated.

Russian authorities have so far refused to hand over the opposition leader’s body to his relatives, enraging his followers who have accused the Kremlin of being “killers” trying to “cover their tracks.” President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday an investigation was “ongoing” and that “all necessary actions are being carried out.” “At