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‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment
‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment
The Mail & Guardian is publishing this article as part of a network of over 300 publications that are sharing journalism on the climate...
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
In 1996, Deshun Deysel celebrated her 26th birthday at the foot of Mount Everest, a long way from her hometown of Uitenhage. She had travelled...
Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be...
Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th
Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th
Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did it...
Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
The bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja were retrieved from the mountainside on Sunday as rescuers tried to piece together what...
Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan
Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan
Nepal's wild tiger population has nearly doubled over the last nine years, officials said Monday, in a victory for the impoverished country's drive...
Slice of Life: ‘I fought to get out that tiny door’
Slice of Life: ‘I fought to get out that tiny door’
I was in a tiny café. Everything in Nepal is tiny. So it was a tiny café with lots of people inside, maybe 40 or 50 people. And there was one...
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal's largest newspaper is due in court Friday summoned by the country's chief justice for articles critical of him, in a case widely condemned...
Now she's a runner not a fighter
Now she's a runner not a fighter
Mira Rai is a low-profile type of national hero. When she walked through Nepal’s crowded international airport recently, no one made much of a...
[Video]Careful what you #AskMmusi, you just might get it
[Video]Careful what you #AskMmusi, you just might get it
This week we take a look at Mmusi Maimane’s DA victory and Nepal’s tragedy. We also bring you an exclusive interview with a hand. Yes, a hand!
[Slideshow]Picking up the pieces after deadly quake strikes Nepal
[Slideshow]Picking up the pieces after deadly quake strikes Nepal
An 7.9 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing close to 5 000 people. Rescue teams have joined the Nepalese response teams to deal with the aftermath.
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 4 310, the home ministry said on Tuesday.

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