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    Wet markets key to Africa's food security

    Even where supermarkets are an option, studies in East and Southern Africa have found that, because of a poorly patrolled chain of custody between producer and seller, milk and meat sold in supermarkets may pose a greater health threat than what is sold in traditional markets.

  • Cape Town launches open data portal

    Cape Town's plans to become Africa's first digital city received a boost on Tuesday when it switched on its new open data portal, making public-sector information such as the latest budget, tenders and bus station routes easily and freely available to the city's residents.

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    It's goodbye Bafana at Afcon 15

    Despite starting out strong, Bafana Bafana was knocked out their last chance to make it into the final Afcon eight by Ghana. A perfect header in the 82nd minute by Andre Ayew gave Brilliant Khuzhwayo no chance as Bafana Bafana again gave away yet another lead.

  • R10bn boost for SA's Saldanha Bay

    A R9.65-billion private-public investment at Saldanha Bay, on South Africa's West Coast, aims at improve the deep-water port's ability to service to offshort oil and gas industry, the Transnet National Ports Authority announced on Monday.

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    SAA leads the global field

    South Africa leads sky-commerce with the world's first aircraft tracking and real-time payment innovation. South African Airways has developed and installed the Satellite Authorisation System, which will allow credit card transactions in the sky, anywhere and anytime.

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    Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

    Concerted safety efforts at South African mines are paying off as the industry works towards zero harm, particularly in the most dangerous aspects such as falls of ground, transportation and machinery. The number of deaths has dropped 85% over the two decades from 1993.

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Gogo takes her friends on holidays

Gogo-On-Tour---ThumbThoko Matjokane had planned to go on vacation with her siblings, but they died before they went away. Undeterred, the pensioner took the trip. She was so pleased that on her return, she set about founding Gogo on Tour, an initiative to take elderly people on holiday, many for the first time.

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