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/ 2 October 2007

The state we’re in

Most of us barely cope with the day-to-day onslaught that technology brings. Everything is faster, but not necessarily better. The inaugural, 2007 Flux Trend Review was held in Jo’burg recently and offered delegates an opportunity to hit the pause button and get a sense of "the state we’re in" by editing out the barrage of information flung at us.

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/ 6 July 2004

Aids report: The state we’re in

Life expectancy in Southern Africa, the world’s hardest-hit region by Aids, has dropped to 49 and without large-scale treatment programmes it could plummet to below 35 in some countries, says a new United Nations Aids report. Food shortages hitting at least six countries are also giving Aids a ”magnifying effect”.