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Day Zero: Lessons for cities in Global South

For Cape Town to survive, it needs more than just a good technical approach to managing water

Mopane worms sound climate alert

The caterpillars are a vital source of protein and income but are being overharvested

COP in or COP-out?

Climate change negotiations are like a 17-year group effort to write a book. Will Durban close a chapter?

Green paper is short on detail

Without measurable targets, how are we going to achieve our climate change goals?

The invisible refugee

The term “refugee” isn't one governments want to talk about in the context of climate change

Pseudo-science: warts and all

We've evolved to have the pattern-recognition software in our brains, even if it sometimes leads us to false conclusions.

Earth rising

Consider how radically an understanding of the heavens has changed; how we view ourselves and our place in the universe.

Foraging for a convertible

Ten years after emigrating to the Mother City from the Eastern Cape, I still can't quite get used to the gulf between the "haves" and the "have nots".

My cousin’s a chimpanzee

It's not often that a national monument gets to fast-track that awkward birds-'n-bees conversation.

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A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

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The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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