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Two Week South African Road Trip Itinerary

Road trip starting in Jo'burg and going through Sani Pass, Coffee Bay, Hogsback, Jeffrey’s Bay, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Sedgefield and Graaf-Reinet

amaHlubi’s battle against colonial legacy heads to high court

One of South Africa’s oldest nations is fighting for recognition of its king, language and ancestral land

Afromontane pioneering sustainable mountain research

Research in the Afromontane Research Uni is promoted around three broad themes to foster inter and multidisciplinary discourse

So you’ve seized power and are struggling to keep it. What now?

Smart storage is the future. Here are some cool tips to generate and store energy on a small scale.

A Wagnerian majesty – the beauty of Ardmore Guest Farm

Serenity - and a garden that has as a backdrop the three highest peaks in South Africa - draws writer James Siddall back to this quaint guest farm.

No business like snow business

Snapped up for a song on auction, the Tiffindell ski resort could be up and running again by 2014. Sipho Kings reports.

How the good times have melted away at Tiffindell

Residents of Tiffindell Ski Resort in the Drakensberg say any new owners have to include the community if they want to succeed, writes Sipho Kings.

Idea mooted to name berg peak after Mandela

One man feels it the Berg will benefit if one mountain peak is named after Nelson Mandela but his suggestion has been met with concern.

The dragon’s tail

If there's a single feature that dominates South Africa, it is the Drakensberg. Kevin Davie discovered this when he cycled the rand from end-to-end.

The dog did not bark

The last time a group of us cycled from Badplaas we took the Chrissiesmeer road which runs south-west.

Black mambas and Fanta Grape

I was in a state of disbelief when I reached Ohrigstad. The day had been so hot and it took so long that I was surprised to be there.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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