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Subsistence farmers and the producers of fresh staple food, who do not have irrigation, have suffered the most in the drought.

Agricultural expert optimistic despite worst drought in KZN

Tuesday 28 June 2016 06:51

Experts from First National Bank say despite the gloom of the worst drought in decades, as well as economic upheavals, there are rays of sunshine in KwaZulu-Natal.

Agricultural expert optimistic despite worst drought in KZN

Tuesday 28 June 2016 06:51

Experts from First National Bank say despite the gloom of the worst drought in decades, as well as economic upheavals, there are rays of sunshine in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Breast milk bank to open in Mankweng

Monday 27 June 2016 15:57

A breast milk bank for orphaned children and infants born from mothers suffering from chronic illnesses is now in operation at the Mankweng hospital in Limpopo.

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Human skin cells used in animal-free cosmetic tests

Sunday 26 June 2016 17:30

A UK-based laboratory is working to eradicate animal testing in the cosmetics industry by developing alternative methods which are not only cruelty-free but more scientifically advanced.

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SABC websites back online after another Denial of Service attack

Saturday 25 June 2016 17:24

SABC websites are back on line, after another short disruption by Hackivist group, Anonymous Africa.

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SA welcomes 25 medical specialists from Cuba

Saturday 25 June 2016 10:27

The Gauteng Department of Health says the appointment of Cuban medical specialists will help reduce the pressure and strengthen primary health care in the country.

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Google, Facebook move toward automatic blocking of extremist videos

Saturday 25 June 2016 09:41

Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites.

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HIV infections amongst females worrying: Ramaphosa

Friday 24 June 2016 17:07

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the rate of HIV infections amongst girls and young women in South Africa is a worrying factor.

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Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

Friday 24 June 2016 12:15

An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York.

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SAA hosts learners to encourage interest in aviation

Thursday 23 June 2016 16:34

Students from two colleges were this week given "an insiders’ view of how an airline operates" when South African Airways (SAA) hosted them at a careers summit.

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'SA has made great strides to combat HIV/Aids'

Thursday 23 June 2016 08:45

South Africa has made great progress to combat HIV and TB since the international AIDS conference held in Durban in 2000- this according to Dr Nothemba Simelela, an advisor in the presidency.

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