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Insight into the training offered to emerging farmers at Buhle Farmers' Academy, as well as the
potential of indigenous crops to bring food security to African farmers were hot topics at the
Agro-Processing Africa Conference.
The story of South Africa's Black Mamba anti-poaching unit, made up of female game rangers, is
to become a Hollywood film that will highlight their work in protecting threatened wildlife,
South Africa is taking part in an experimental vaccine programme to curb HIV. Just over 5 000 volunteers, from 15 cities across five provinces, will participate, following screening. Results from the trial will be released in late 2020.
Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide with phone numbers and other contact details.
More than 10 years in the planning, grown from one of Nelson Mandela's most cherished dreams,
a state-of-the-art Johannesburg paediatric hospital named for the former statesman, will
officially open its doors on 2 December 2016.
A nanosatellite built in South Africa will be sent to space early next year to collect data for atmospheric research as part of the European Commission's QB50 project.
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