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Imke Van Hoorn

Imke Van Hoorn

    Tomorrow's scientists play at Insite 2008
    Tomorrow's scientists play at Insite 2008
    On a miniature soccer field projected on to the floor, Bapana Tshabe (11) is using his shadow to dash the ball past his classmates.
    Zapiro in Zuma cartoon uproar
    Zapiro in Zuma cartoon uproar
    Award-winning cartoonist Zapiro is in the firing line over a controversial cartoon that appeared in this week's Sunday Times.
    High heels and crutches
    High heels and crutches
    "Give him the look! Flirt with the cameraman ... he's a hunk, show him you want him!"
    OR Tambo's new arrivals hall ready for the rush
    OR Tambo's new arrivals hall ready for the rush
    A cleaner is sweeping dust from the brand-new, brown and white stone floor. A construction worker is doing a check of the staircases while project...
    TB overshadowed by HIV/Aids
    TB overshadowed by HIV/Aids
    "HIV/Aids is about sex; TB is about sputum," said Dr Francois Venter, the head of the HIV Clinicians' Society, at a debate held in Johannesburg...
    Digital delight doesn't come cheaply
    Digital delight doesn't come cheaply
    Digital television is set to add to the thrills of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but will poor households be able to afford the R700 required...
    The feeling of Oppikoppi
    The feeling of Oppikoppi
    "You arrive, you park your car in the bush and within 10 minutes you have dust in your hair and thorns in your hands." According to Rhinus Lotz...
    Eating on the up, up, up
    Eating on the up, up, up
    Though many South African restaurants are feeling the pinch of escalating food and fuel prices and interest rates, others are biting the bullet and...
    Banks not yet deterred by costly ATM blasts
    Banks not yet deterred by costly ATM blasts
    South African banks have not been discouraged by the ongoing spate of bombings of ATMs, especially in Gauteng, and will continue to provide...
    Food for thought
    Food for thought
    Leaf mustard, spinach, white beans, spring onions, cabbage, strawberries and garlic ... Wilton Xaba's small garden -- about 4m by 3m -- in front of...
    Trevor Ncube wins German African Award
    Trevor Ncube wins German African Award
    Zimbabwean publisher and entrepreneur Trevor Ncube, also the owner of the Mail & Guardian, has won the prestigious German Africa Award 2008....
    UN: 'Foreigners and South Africans can live together'
    UN: 'Foreigners and South Africans can live together'
    "Refugees need UNHCR, not ANC"; "We can't go home, nor stay here"; "We need UN". These are the words on some of the cardboard posters, made from...