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Seven lean years in the Northern Cape

As the Karoo hopes for an end to its worst drought in a generation, the region’s history may hold important lessons for its future

Gwede keeps options open despite anti-fracking ruling

The minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, has announced that his department will not be extracting gas by way of fracking

Story of an African feminist

The arid Karoo was fertile soil for the writing of a young, white, female agnostic in the late 1800s and she is an example of a decolonised mind

Province’s rainmakers threaten DA

Smaller parties in the Western Cape say the most pressing issue of unemployment is not being addressed

‘Beaufort se baas’ is back, and is as controversial as ever

With 60% of the Karoo town jobless, the maverick politician has his work cut out for him

PODCAST: The Ghost

In this series SoundAfrica takes another look at stories from the past that linger in the back of our minds, continuing to effect us

Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking

A vulnerability map could help assess the risks associated with fracking and groundwater which around 300 towns depend on in South Africa's Karoo

​Heard the one about the Spaniard, Ouma and the lion?

A new book allows insights into the lives of the first inhabitants of the Bitterpits, the Karoo’s harshest region, through the stories of the /Xam.

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

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Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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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

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

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Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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