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Opinion 22 Jan 2018 08:36 am
After doing nothing for a long time to bring the Gupta family to book in South Africa, the country's prosecuting authority has finally started to act. By RICHARD CALLAND.
Opinion 22 Jan 2018 08:30 am
In a world that is getting warmer, what does that mean and what might 2018 hold for weather across the globe? By LINDSAY BEEVERS.
Opinion 17 Jan 2018 09:38 am
The drought levy is facing wide opposition and there are claims it's punitive and punishes those trying to save water. By LEE-ANNE STEENKAMP.
Africa 15 Jan 2018 09:03 am
To achieve universal energy access by 2030, the UN says Senegal must double its electrification rate.
Africa 15 Jan 2018 07:50 am
A new land administration system that responds to changed ownership patterns of Zimbabwe's agricultural land is needed if the country is to harness its farming potential.
Opinion 15 Jan 2018 07:19 am
A groundbreaking High Court ruling outlawing the spanking of children in South Africa has outraged some Christian bodies. By SELINA PALM.
Technology 11 Jan 2018 13:27 pm
Pringles containers and Lucozade bottles have recently been highlighted asdifficult to recycle. So why are still using them, asks Christine Cole.
Opinion 11 Jan 2018 09:39 am
Recent research indicates that psychological flexibility is the key to greater happiness and well-being. By LOWRI DOWTHWAITE.
Opinion 11 Jan 2018 09:30 am
The study of Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president and new head of its governing party, is generating a great deal of heat, and not much light. By DAVID EVERATT.
Opinion 10 Jan 2018 07:26 am
The African Commission has finally drafted a protocol to the African Charter to protect their Africans living with mental and other disabilities. By LAURA-STELLA ENONCHONG.