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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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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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