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World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt

We talk to the organisers whose every waking moment was consumed by the duty of hosting a successful tournament

Flooding cuts power in Uganda

Government threatens forced removals in response

Zero-rate mobile services for health, education and development now

Operators must work together — if each network picks which sites to zero-rate, access to information will be determined by the colour of a person’s sim card

Rain brings tentative hope of a normal farming season

After weeks of oppressive heat and decreasing dam levels, recent rains renew hope for farmers

​Farmers are smiling – up to a point

The prospect of a bumper crop has caused prices to plummet and debts still have to be paid back.

Govt relieved as rainy weather begins to subside

Rain across SA has led to 32 deaths, 25 of which were drownings. But government is off high alert as the weather seemingly returns to normal.

Torrential rains knock SA economy

Weeks of rain in the north and east of the country will have an impact on infrastructure spend, construction revenues and even maize harvesting.

Rain causes flooding havoc in Jo’burg

Several areas in Johannesburg are flooded, says the Gauteng provincial government, and emergency services are working to provide aid.

Parts of SA may see more rainfall, research shows

New research from Wits University shows tropical storms are not becoming more frequent but they are moving south - resulting in increased rainfall.

Heavy rainfall causes havoc on SA’s roads

From rivers being reportedly full to accidents making news, this week's weather is expected to affect most of the country.

Global climate: Last decade warmest on record

On average, the global temperature is 0.9C higher than a century ago, while global sea levels are 20cm higher than in 1880, says a report.

KZN storm damage will cost millions to fix

The homes of more than 300 residents in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, have been damaged by large hail stones as a new storm moved into the area.

Heavy rains, floods wreak havoc in SA

Floods in KwaZulu-Natal had claimed five lives by Wednesday as heavy rains continued to soak large parts of the country.

Woman drowns in car during Jo’burg flood

A woman drowned in her car on Wednesday evening when it was washed away in Bryanston during heavy rains, Gauteng paramedics said.

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