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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.
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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'.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world