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You owe your grandparents big time

Thirty-thousand years ago the human species had a senior moment. Numbers of adults reaching the age of 30 began to rise dramatically.

Warrants for Gaddafi and son

Prospects for a negotiated solution to the Libyan crisis receded further after the ICC issued arrest warrants for Muammar Gaddafi and his son.

Chernobyl 25 years on: A poisoned landscape

Yuri Tatarchuk has a disconcerting way of demonstrating Chernobyl's grim radioactive legacy.

Asthmatic Earth denied remedy

There was scientific evidence 50 years ago that carbon emissions were rising remorselessly.

Pampered players irk some

Austerity in Europe is in stark contrast to the experience of footballers in South Africa, say politicians.

Togo footballers attacked by mistake

An official of the dissident group that launched an ambush on the Togo football team has expressed his "condolences".

Copenhagen: How climate change will shape these lives

The fate of five babies, born on different continents, will be dominated by the shifting weather patterns their parents are starting to confront.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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