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Carol Campbell

Carol Campbell

    It's all in the genes ...

    A malaria epidemic in SA 10 years ago inspired research leading to the discovery of two genes that make a mosquito resistant to some insecticides.

    African science on the rise

    Engineers, oceanographers and chemists in eight African countries will benefit from three grants of $800 000 each from a new initiative.

    What a Day for a Daily

    From technology, to transformation to tabloids, there is no doubting that South Africa's dailies have evolved in the past ten years. Carol Campbell looks at how the industry has changed and what lies ahead.

    Female firefighter on top of her game

    As fires raged across six provinces this week, killing at least two people and causing billions of rands’ damage, Khomotso Moagi was making sure the fighters tackling the flames had the firepower to put them out. The 27-year-old single mother from Bushbuckridge played a critical role in managing the crews battling runaway fires in the tinder-dry grasslands in Mpumalanga.