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A dependable lifeline for all

LifeLine received its first call on Saturday March 16 1963 in Sydney, Australia

Digital death planning for dummies

What happens to your life on the internet when you pass away? Qudsiya Karrim explores the options.

Google accused of dodgy business practices in Kenya

Google has been accused of fraudulent practice and undermining business efforts by a Kenyan mobile company.

Eid-ul-Adha: Lambasting the slaughter

Eid-ul-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, has activists, Islamaphobes and Muslim vegetarians in a spin.

Starting from the top

The judges encouraged other small companies to take a leaf out of AfriSam's book.

Real help for real people

The Anglo American Chairman's Fund is the oldest professionally managed corporate social investment programme in South Africa.

Raid highlights factory abuses

Apart from poor pay, scores of the predominantly female employees in the textile industry are subjected to appalling working conditions.

eThekwini’s big spenders

No one in KwaZulu-Natal knows how to flaunt it quite like Sibusiso and Shawn Mpisane.

Gang’s killing raises issue of cop violence

The deadly force by police in Durban that left six criminals dead has reignited concern about the alarming levels of police violence in KwaZulu-Natal.

Building on a small footprint for cement

Energy efficiency and carbon management, sponsored by ABB -- Winner: <b>AfriSam South Africa</b>.

Learning from learners

Schools and institutions -- <b>Commendation: Girls and Boys Education Movement Clubs</b>.

Horticulture to the rescue

Schools and institutions -- <b>Commendation Grootbos Private Nature Reserve</b>.

White is the new green in roofing

Energy efficiency and carbon management, sponsored by ABB -- <b>Commendation: Vital Health Foods</b>.

Web celebs

Given the millions of bloggers, it's no mean feat for them to get noticed, let alone famous. But here are some who've catapulted to web celeb status.

GSK drops drug prices for poor nations

The world's second-biggest drug company is cutting its prices for some countries – but not for HIV patients, writes Qudsiya Karrim.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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