Joshua-Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed

Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles was set to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles was set to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. JOHANNESBURG – The world heavyweight title fight between Briton …

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Staking, Consensus and the Pursuit of Decentralization

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Oh, the wonders of decentralized consensus — that dream of permissionless blockchains to be censorship-resistant, trustless, collaborative and egalitarian for a potentially global community of users. While lofty in ideals, consensus is foundational for each crypto network, which must agree upon that most basic question of who decides what on …

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Township evacuation plan touted to ease residential congestion

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According to Minister of Human Settlements, McIntosh Polela, plans are well underway to implement a mass evacuation of South Africa’s biggest townships.  With the COVID-19 pandemic infecting more people every day, the fear that a rapid spread will develop in informal settlements like the Western Cape’s Khayelitsha and Alexandra in …

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Human destruction of our planet to blame for pandemics

The minister warned that if people didn’t start protecting the planet more pandemics were likely to follow. FILE: Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande at an inter-ministerial briefing in Pretoria on 24 March 2020. Picture: Kayleen Morgan/EWN. KEMPTON PARK – Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade …

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Voyager Onboards 40,000 Circle Invest Customers

Crypto trade service firm, Voyager Digital Canada, has completed its acquisition of Circle’s retail-facing investment app. On April 3, Voyager announced it had onboarded Circle Invest’s more than 40,000 accounts onto its platform — excluding residents of New York, North Carolina, and Alaska. Voyager now reports a user base of …

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North West, Free State begin large-scale screening

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The North West and the Free State are out the blocks in terms of mass COVID-19 screening, as promised by President Cyril Ramaphosa. South Africa is currently grappling with the novel virus, which has infected over 1 500 people nationwide, resulting in seven deaths. Mass screening rolled out in North …

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Kobe Bryant to be inducted into Hall of Fame

The ceremony is set to take place at The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, in August. FILE: Los Angeles Lakers #24 Kobe Bryant takes a shot during free play. Picture: AFP LONDON – Kobe Bryant is set to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. …

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