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Records tumble as drought goes on

October 2015 was the hottest October on record. It also holds the record for seeing the biggest increase in temperature for a single month.

Gulf too hot by 2070 to support human life

Average temperature and humidity rises in the Gulf will be too extreme for humans to continue living in the area by 2070, according to researchers.

Climate pledges not enough – UN

The UN's top climate official has said pledges by countries to lower carbon emissions will not be enough to keep temperature increases below 2°C.

No cash, no COP21 agreement forthcoming

Rich countries and the private sector will have to step up if we are to meet a $100bn target for poor countries to help them cope with climate change.

Hot air won’t help Earth to chill

A meaningful agreement at this year's UN climate talks in Paris is unlikely, despite evidence of climate change and the fact that there is no plan B.

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The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

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Priorities of
 the Russian BRICS chairship in 2020

BRICS events planned for earlier this year were cancelled, but some will be conducted in the new format of video conference

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668