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Australian study points to potential cure for Aids

An Australian scientist has said he discovered how to turn HIV against itself to stop it progressing to Aids.

Top cricket writer found dead in Newlands hotel

Renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck was found dead at his hotel in Cape Town, where he was covering Australia's Test series with the Proteas.

Australia to crack down on refugees after riots

Australia moved to toughen its refugee stance on Tuesday, so those convicted of crimes while in immigration detention could be shipped home.

Bleak future for Christchurch as population flees

After a deadly earthquake left homes creaking and wiped out buildings and jobs, thousands of residents have turned their back on Christchurch.

‘Dark days’ in NZ as earthquake toll climbs

New Zealand warned relatives to brace for the worst on Friday as toiling rescuers failed to find any more survivors after a devastating earthquake.

Thorpe to return for London Olympics

Five-time Olympic freestyle champion Ian Thorpe announced his return to swimming for the 2012 London games on Wednesday.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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