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Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer

A large majority of countries voted in Geneva to prohibit the transfer of elephants caught in the wild to so-called captive facilities

NSPCA to take action against Joburg zoo over elephant

The NSPCA is calling for the zoo’s sole elephant to be released and is prepared to take legal action to see it done

Jo’burg Zoo runs a wild business

The animals are worth R26-million, but valuing them for insurance and other purposes is not easy

Who’s who in Johannesburg’s zoo

Maintaining a zoo is not only a balancing act, it contributes importantly to the world we live in.

Britain’s giant panda suffers miscarriage

Britain's only female giant panda has suffered a miscarriage, according to the Edinburgh Zoo.

Darted and dozing: Jo’burg’s hyena in pictures

Jo'burg's famous hyena is safe and napping at the Jo'burg Zoo after being captured in Randburg and treated for dehydration.

Zoo outlaws animal-print clothing

A British zoo said it has banned visitors from wearing leopard or zebra-print clothes because they were confusing the animals.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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