Snakes

Chasing mermaids in Zimbabwe

When two congregants drowned in a dam near Mhondoro village in Zimbabwe, it was said the men had transgressed the covenant the church had with the shrine’s guardian spirits

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"

‘Magic pythons’ married in Cambodia for luck

Hundreds of villagers in Cambodia have flocked to a wedding ceremony between a 4,8m and 90kg female python and her slightly smaller snake mate.

Italian traffickers hide cocaine under rare python

Italian police seized a rare albino python in Rome on Wednesday in a raid on a group of drug-traffickers.

Snakes declining at alarming rate, say scientists

Study suspects sharp decline in snake numbers in a variety of habitats in five countries is caused by habitat loss and prey.

Latest

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders