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​All actions to counter climate change matter

Sipho Kings and Sarah Wild consider the question we all ask: Do our efforts count, or is this just about what big corporations do?

Only dishonest mental gymnastics can hold up the hypothesis of race ‘science’

Although it is totally discredited, its pervasive influence still colours perceptions because of its long association with empirical validity

New telescope MeerLicht to observe transients

The MeerLicht telescope will scour the skies to study transient celestial events. But its link to the MeerKAT radio telescope is what sets it apart.

Scientists caution against dangers of genetic modification

Editing embryos may end up saving lives, but what does it mean for the human gene pool?

Iceman’s stomach bacteria casts doubt on migratory patterns

Researchers who sequenced the genome of gut bacteria in the world's oldest natural mummy have cast doubt on theories about migration out of Africa.

SA scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystems

Using Africa’s national parks, scientists have garnered essential information which will help refine their understanding of Earth's climate.

Outlaws in space: Are Mars colonies illegal?

The only known planet inhabited exclusively by robots, Mars may become the only other planet in our solar system colonised by humans.

Malnutrition rises despite social grants

South Africa's children are bearing the brunt of increasing food prices – and the effects may be permanent.

Researchers plug carbon sink gaps

The Southern Ocean could yield important clues about the effects of climate change.

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Sassa disses disability grant applicants

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

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