• South African science scholars shine in the Sasol Solar Challenge

    The Sasol Solar Challenge brings global teams together to compete in a gruelling endurance race across 2000km in purpose-built solar-powered vehicles. The challenge aims to raise the profile of science among South African students and spur development in renewable energy.

  • Melville gets South Africa’s first shipping container mall

    In a first for South Africa, the trendy suburb of Melville in Johannesburg will soon get a shopping centre made entirely of shipping containers.

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    Thomas Moyane is SA's new taxman

    Tax compliance is crucial if South Africa is to effectively serve the interests of its people - and Thomas Swabihi Moyane, newly appointed commissioner of SARS, promises that he will be working with the team to close up any existing loopholes abused by tax dodgers.

  • Call on private sector to help fight Ebola

    South African companies can donate cash to the Ebola Response Fund or offer goods and services to help fight the spread of Ebola in East Africa.

  • South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies

    Special economic zone for SA's plantinum belt

    A special economic zone is to be established in the Rustenburg platinum belt in the North West to help develop industries that use the precious metal, such as jewellery, catalytic converters and fuel-cell technology, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies announced ​last week.

  • Constitution Hill

    New body to regulate SA's legal practitioners

    Legislation that allows for the establishment of the South African Legal Practice Council ​has been passed by President Jacob Zuma. The council aims to protect and inform the public, while also ensuring a transformed and independent legal profession.

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Counting cheetahs in the Kruger

It's time to count just how many cheetahs and African wild dogs there are in the Kruger National Park. Send in your photos to help identify individual animals and you could stand to win cameras, weekends away and wine hampers. 

Anti-rhino poaching campaign targets suits

Rhinos are being slaughtered to feed a demand for rhino horn powder in southeast Asia. Now a campaign to stop the carnage is appealing to the very people who consume the powder believing it will bring them success. Power comes from yourself; luck comes from hard work, say its role models.

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