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Duncan Alfreds

Duncan Alfreds

    SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
    SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
    South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices, says environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). ...
    Telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising its companion star
    Telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising its companion star
    Work by researchers operating the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) in the Northern Cape has confirmed that a white dwarf star is cannibalising its companion star....
    Science body pushes for better human genetics ethics guidelines
    Science body pushes for better human genetics ethics guidelines
    The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has released a study it says is aimed at creating a more certain regulatory environment for...
    Activists build shack outside Zille's official residence in 'honour' of Mandela Day
    Activists build shack outside Zille's official residence in 'honour' of Mandela Day
    Housing activists in Cape Town have built a shack outside Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's official residence to mark Mandela Day.
    Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
    Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
    Two people have been killed and several wounded in a stabbing attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape in the early hours of Thursday...
    SA smartphones hammered as sales decline after festive season
    SA smartphones hammered as sales decline after festive season
    South Africa's mobile market has taken a hit as smartphone sales decline after the festive shopping season, says an industry tracker.
    Cell C aims for big customer growth with MTN deal
    Cell C aims for big customer growth with MTN deal
    Mobile operator Cell C is aiming to give its customers a network speed boost with an MTN roaming agreement deal.
    Four mineworkers confirmed dead at Sibanye-Stillwater
    Four mineworkers confirmed dead at Sibanye-Stillwater
    Operations at the Sibanye-Stillwater mine have been suspended as officials work to rescue miners stuck underground following a collapse.
    Battle looms over Cape Town green waste tender
    Battle looms over Cape Town green waste tender
    A battle is looming over a green waste tender in the City of Cape Town as a key contract is appealed, sparking rumours that drop-off points will be...
    Zuma accepts resignation of third SABC board member
    Zuma accepts resignation of third SABC board member
    President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignation of SABC board member Leah Thabisile Khumalo.
    MTN chief wants probe into 'freeloading' WhatsApp
    MTN chief wants probe into 'freeloading' WhatsApp
    Cellphone operator MTN has fired a shot at popular chat application WhatsApp, claiming the popularity of chat over the top (OTT) operators was...
    AlwaysOn launches Wi-Fi calling in SA
    AlwaysOn launches Wi-Fi calling in SA
    Hotspot network AlwaysOn, which is owned by Internet Solutions, is taking direct aim at mobile networks with the launch of a Wi-Fi calling offer,...