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Africa’s growth-at-all costs model is a recipe for disaster

In Africa, the consequences of the growth-at-all costs model are starting to reveal themselves, and they're not pretty

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Igniting international independence

For the small South African business there's significant potential in attending trade shows that allows for networking and collaboration

Public-private partnerships crucial for SA’s national parks

Tourism is becoming an increasingly important mainstay of the South African economy

International buyers find hidden gems in Durban

Last year alone the Indaba contributed more than R85-million to eThekwini’s GDP and raised close to R6-million in taxes for government

The significance of Africa’s Travel Indaba to economic and social development

Tourism boosts businesses, trade, job creation and helps to preserve national heritage sites

Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania

A new study is finding that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.

Campaigning journalist was a  ‘mensch’

Eddie Koch was a relentlessly determined reporter and the people he wrote about mattered

Building SA’s coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life

120 000 jobs will be created by 2030, but conservationists warn of harm from a history of SA's noncompliance with environmental regulations.

Uneasy expeditions: The pitfalls of travelling while woke

Journeying through distant lands ought to be carefree but there is no ‘on-off’ switch when you’re conscious.

Oude Molen Eco Village: An eco-friendly haven in the centre of Cape Town

Oude Molen Eco Village — Winner: Sudley Adams Memorial Award

Amakhosi and conservationists in KZN face off over dune mining

White residents fear mining will ruin their ecovillage, but their black neighbours want the jobs it will bring. Jonathan Erasmus reports.

Bureaucracy stalls almost 2 000 jobs

Plans for a multimillion-rand eco-tourism development that promises about 2 000 jobs in KZN are being thwarted by unresolved land claims.

Africa needs more than latter-day Livingstones

If its wildlife is to be preserved, more income from the tourists who flock to safari parks must find its way to local people.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!