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Miracle of ‘Wild Boars’ rescue transforms Thai cave into tourist draw

For a few dollars tourists can get framed photos at the site, pick up posters of the footballers and take home a souvenir t-shirt

Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field

'The truth is that the likes of France continue to benefit from migration while still waging a war on migrants'

Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue

The nerve-shredding three-day mission ended on Tuesday with the final group of four boys and the coach emerging from the cave

All 12 boys and football coach rescued from cave — Thai Navy SEALs

All the young boys and their football coach have been rescued from the Tham Luang cave following a harrowing 18 day ordeal

11 out of Thai cave, hopes rise all will survive

Two more were still inside the cave but authorities were confident of getting them out by Tuesday evening through a claustrophobic network of tunnels

These troglodytes had more brains than brawn

New research suggests Neanderthals were not as simple-minded as has been believed.

Developers threaten cave of humankind

An important heritage site may be ruined if plans to build low-cost houses on its doorstep go ahead.

Rising Star Expedition spelunks down Cradle of Humankind

The Rising Star Expedition - a team consisting mostly of women - has been delving deep into the Cradle of Humankind's caves looking for fossils.

‘Want to come up to my cave and see my etchings?’

Researchers in Germany have discovered Stone Age cave art including carvings of nude women that may have been used in fertility rites.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.