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Rowan Philp

Rowan Philp

    The return of Jani Allan
    The return of Jani Allan
    After disappearing into obscurity for more than a decade, Jani Allan is back - and writing a book on South Africa. Oh, and she wants your help.
    There's gold at the end of the Brainbow
    There's gold at the end of the Brainbow
    An ambitious project to map the human brain has vast medical potential – if it's possible.
    Making the sex change from John to Carol
    Making the sex change from John to Carol
    Carol Holly lives a Mrs Doubtfire life in Boston in the United States, but there is more to the South African engineer than meets the eye.
    Hawking vs Turok: Betting on the origin of the universe
    Hawking vs Turok: Betting on the origin of the universe
    Ten years ago Stephen Hawking made a bet with the man in the office next door at Cambridge University: SA's Neil Turok, the son of ANC MP Ben Turok.
    Starlight may reveal our solar cousins
    Starlight may reveal our solar cousins
    Light spectrum from the atmospheres of two Earth-like planets could provide evidence of life, writes Rowan Philp.
    Born in the RSA - and big in the USA
    Born in the RSA - and big in the USA
    They make up but a handful of the immigrant population to the US, but an impressive number of South Africans have risen to the top of their fields.
    Keeping stranger tides at bay
    Keeping stranger tides at bay
    Echoes of 1960s counterculture live on, as Rowan Philp discovers during a mind-altering boating lesson in San Francisco.
    Diary of 'incest' rips SA family apart
    Diary of 'incest' rips SA family apart
    Last month, the California Court of Appeal has ordered that a pair of South African parents be barred from visiting their grandchildren.
    Being Mandela: 'Real housewives from exile'
    Being Mandela: 'Real housewives from exile'
    South Africans will be reminded of how unique they really are when reality show "Being Mandela" - about members of SA's first family - airs in April.
    US trial turns heat on MTN
    US trial turns heat on MTN
    A US computer salesperson who supplied ­sensitive equipment to MTN's mobile network in Iran has been jailed for violating US economic sanctions.
    US trial turns heat on MTN
    US trial turns heat on MTN
    Sanctions buster sold 'security sensitive' equipment to MTN