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Faranaaz Parker

A waste of energy

Landfills are a potential source of power but authorities are not doing enough to harness it, writes Faranaaz Parker.

Climate change: Talking about talks

Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, refers to 2009 as “the year of climate change”.

God goes online

It's not all porn and free music. Turns out there's more than a little God on the Internet. Faranaaz Parker reports.

Nobody lives in Rosslyn …

... but many make their livelihoods there. Faranaaz Parker, Qudsiya Karrim and Percy Mabandu report.

Don’t politicians like cellphones?

Political parties are taking a page out of the Obama campaign playbook. For the first time in South Africa, they're using technology to woo voters.

SABC camps fight for control

A forensic report leaked to the M&G shows the SABC board is split into two camps, fighting over political control and editorial independence.

How green is our budget?

Faranaaz Parker looks at where Trevor Manuel's plan hits and misses the mark when it comes to environmental reform.


JEFTA DUBE, sexually abused by former Zimbabwean president Canaan Banana while he worked as his aide-de-camp during the 1980s, petitioned the justice ministry on...

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