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Most bizarre iPad and iPhone apps of 2012

From performing nose surgery to grooming a virtual horse, iPad apps are sometimes addictive, sometimes useless, and other times just downright weird.

There goes the neighbourhood…and here comes nuclear

What happens when government plans to build a nuclear plant in your hometown? Lionel Faull went to the Eastern Cape to find out.

OMG!!! *sobs* Your furry is giving me feels

Welcome to the world of furry: a bizarre, sometimes pornographic, rambunctious new form of participatory pop culture.

Don’t pooh-pooh the benefits of biogas

Biogas digesters, which are commonly seen in many Asian countries, are among the most viable immediate green energy prospects in South Africa.

Marikana: Truth, memory and reportage

Telling the real story behind the shocking killings on the koppie of Lonmin's Marikana mine was never going to be easy, writes Kwanele Sosibo.

Instagram turns amateurs into artists

With her thumbs and a phone and despite zero artistic background, Verashni Pillay got her first exhibition.

Addicted to extreme performance

Endurance sports for amateurs are growing in number as junkies chase their next high, writes enthusiast Richard Poplak.

RIP: Those who left us in 2012

We look back at those who died in 2012.

New Jo’burg church has more than a whiff of cult

Victoria John reported on an infamous Mauritius institution in 2009. When a new branch opened in Johannesburg, she took another look.

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Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

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