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Weeks of sustained rainfall was needed to fill the province’s dams.

KZN rains not sufficient to stop water rationing

Tuesday 7 July 2015 18:32

Rains in several parts of KwaZulu-Natal are unlikely to result in the lifting of water restrictions, with authorities urging the public to continue saving water.

KZN rains not sufficient to stop water rationing

Tuesday 7 July 2015 18:32

Rains in several parts of KwaZulu-Natal are unlikely to result in the lifting of water restrictions, with authorities urging the public to continue saving water.

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Ebola-torn nations need $700m to rebuild

Tuesday 7 July 2015 16:00

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone need a further $696m in donor funding to rebuild their battered health services over two years in the wake of the deadly Ebola epidemic, senior WHO officials said.

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Study shows positive strides in HIV testing, treatment in Africa

Tuesday 7 July 2015 15:43

Some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have surpassed World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines in providing access to HIV testing and treatment

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NHLS making strides in training pathologists in SA

Tuesday 7 July 2015 14:14

The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) CEO, Joyce Mogale says the NHLS is the only laboratory service that trains pathologists in South Africa.

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WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes

Tuesday 7 July 2015 06:36

Governments around the world should increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to save lives and generate funds for stronger health services.

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New Horizons space probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto

Monday 6 July 2015 10:05

NASA scientists were working on Sunday to revive the New Horizons space craft after it suffered a computer malfunction just nine days before it was due to fly past Pluto.

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Land speed record challenger replica in Kimberley

Sunday 5 July 2015 19:31

Speed junkies will get a foretaste of the supersonic car that will attempt to break the land speed record in the Northern Cape next year.

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Rubbing along with robots tackles Abe's double dilemma

Sunday 5 July 2015 16:15

Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's most pressing concerns.

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South Korea reports one new MERS case, total rises to 186

Sunday 5 July 2015 12:43

South Korea's Health Ministry reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total number of cases to 186.

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"Sustainable use of rhino may curb poaching"

Saturday 4 July 2015 20:00

Andrew van Heerden has told a Youth Rhino Summit at Darnall that the sustainable use of rhino and their horns may be the answer to curb rampant poaching.

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