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Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite...

Australia’s fires give us a glimpse of what’s coming

The government is reaffirming its commitment to coal. But as the crisis deepens, climate barbarism is no longer an option

Firestorms: How Australia’s bushfires created their own weather

During Victoria's Black Saturday bushfires in 2009, lightning strikes caused new fires up to 100 kilometres away from the original blaze

Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed

Firefighters joined by fresh teams from the US and Canada were taking advantage of rainy and cooler conditions to tackle out-of-control blazes

Australians trapped by bushfires told ‘too late to leave’

Authorities told residents in fire-stricken regions to seek shelter, warning they had no time to escape before their communities were engulfed

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income