SNAKE

Don’t let the botanicals go to your head

A well-tailored punt gets a pleb out of Brixton in Johannesburg and shows him the sights, smells and tastes of the various larney silos in Cape Town

The battle to bring antivenoms to Africa

A shortage of snake antivenom in Africa is a "shameful failure"

Chinese woman’s online snake purchase proves deadly

The young woman in the northern province of Shaanxi died eight days after being bitten by the many-banded krait

Brain has specific radar for snakes, find scientists

Snakes tend to arouse sharp fear in monkeys, apes and humans; scientists now say they have found specific brain cells that fire off a rapid warning.

Shoo! Woman bitten after chasing mamba with fly spray

An elderly woman from Mokopane is in a critical condition after being bitten by a snake she was trying to chase off with a can of insecticide.

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Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

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