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    Drug ATM for South Africans

    Latest technological advancements meet health care with the pharmacy dispensing unit (PDU). Working like an ATM, people in need of medicine are able to draw treatments they need. The facility is currently being piloted at a Johannesburg hospital.

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    SKA South Africa invests in local people

    The Northern Cape Square Kilometre Array, outside the remote town of Carnarvon, has changed the lives of the local community. Three citizens of the town told visitors about how the radio telescope project had changed their lives for the better.

  • Debunking the myth of violent crime in SA

    Violent crime in South Africa has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, right? Wrong. In fact, the opposite. A new book by researchers Anine Kriegler and Mark Shaw reveals that the past two decades have shown unprecedented improvement in the physical safety of the vast majority of people in the country.

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    HIV and Aids: How to get treatment and support in South Africa

    There are many free services in South Africa for people living with HIV - and for their friends and family. Here is a guide to where you can get help and advice.

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    Mandela miniseries filming in South Africa

    A six-part television series on the life of Nelson Mandela is currently being filmed in South Africa. Featuring an all-star cast of international and local actors with Laurence Fishburne as Madiba and Terry Pheto as Winnie the BET-produced series is due out in 2017.

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    Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

    Do you know what a bushman's candle is? Ranger Ryno Erasmus explains this and much more on his recently created YouTube channel Ryno in the Bush. He takes you on safari and teaches you all about what to expect in the wild.

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