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Design a railway system to prevent carnage on the N1

The state should use funds to build an alternative transport system that is safe and reliable

Eish, robot: The road to mecha

Lately our worst AI dreams have entered a realm much closer to home

Students out in the cold as Cida forced to close

The private, no-fee university has been deregistered by the education authorities after falling into the red to the tune of some R30m.

Letters to the editor: May 30 to June 5 2014

M&G readers speak their minds about policies against European culture in the arts and EFF commissar Andile Mngxitama's open letter to Richard Branson.

You’re buying stolen land, Mr Branson

The EFF has a message for all who continue to trade on the spoils of colonial battles.

Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law

Aid for Uganda has been pulled and its currecy has slumped following a bill which prescribes life imprisonment for some homsexual acts.

Weekend 101: US shutdown and Guptagate continues

The US government shuts down nonessential services and Jacob Zuma is named as ‘Number One’ in Guptagate saga.

Richard Branson the guest of honour as SA breaks Mini-cramming record

Twenty-five women crammed into an old-school Mini to break the Guinness World Record of 23, previously held by the UK.

Virgin threatens to pull out of projected spaceport

Richard Branson's plan is in the balance as Virgin Galactic argues with New Mexico over $200-million spaceport.

Desert spaceship factory launched

The $8-million production plant where the first fleet of passenger-ready Virgin Galactic spaceships will be built, has been completed in California.

Branson plans deep-ocean submarine dives

Billionaire adventurer Richard Branson announced on Tuesday that he plans to travel to the deepest parts of the world's oceans.

Branson to serve as AirAsia ‘stewardess’ after losing F1 bet

Lotus F1 boss Tony Fernandes said he will auction off seats on an AirAsia flight where Virgin boss Richard Branson will dress up as a 'stewardess'.

Branson sells Virgin Racing shares to Russians

Virgin Racing has sold a major shareholding in the team to a Russian sportscar maker, Marussia Motors, Virgin boss Richard Branson revealed Thursday.

Runway unveiled for world’s first ‘tourist’ spaceship

The world's first commercial passenger spaceship moved a step closer to take-off on Friday, as tycoon Richard Branson unveiled a new runway.

Billionaire Branson urges investment in Zimbabwe

Billionaire Richard Branson has urged people to invest in Zimbabwe, saying the world was wrong to wait instead of helping the nation.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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