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Temperatures rising faster in Australia than rest of the world

A recent report painted a worst-case scenario of a rise of up to 5.1°C by 2090 if there are no actions taken to cut greenhouse emissions.

Australian PM vows to confront Putin over MH17

Tony Abbott has promised to 'shirtfront' Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit about the MH17 plane crash, in which 38 Australians died.

Australia elections: Rudd concedes defeat to Abbott

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he will step down as Labor leader because voters punished the party for internal warfare.

Australia’s ‘misogynist’ politician puts his foot in it again

Tony Abbott, Australia's politician damned as a misogynist by Julia Gillard, has plunged himself into a new row over his attitude towards women.

Australia confronts prospect of minority government

Australia could have its first minority government in 70 years, with an poll showing the Labour party drawing level with the conservative opposition.

Australia’s Gillard extends lead in election race

Julia Gillard's chances of winning an August 21 election were boosted with a poll showing voters overwhelmingly preferred her as prime minister.

Australian prime minister calls election

Julia Gillard called an election on Saturday for August 21, with the poll to be decided over policies on economic management, climate and border

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Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA