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Tygerberg Hospital, outside Cape Town, is one of eleven sites across the country designated to treat Ebola patients.

W. Cape ready to deal with Ebola outbreak cases

Monday 20 October 2014 20:21

The Western Cape says it's ready to deal with any case of the Ebola viral disease.

W. Cape ready to deal with Ebola outbreak cases

Monday 20 October 2014 20:21

The Western Cape says it's ready to deal with any case of the Ebola viral disease.

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Nigeria declared Ebola-free after containing virus

Monday 20 October 2014 15:19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after six weeks with no new cases.

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Quality learning, teaching via Mxit

Monday 20 October 2014 10:30

Mxit research developer Mbuyi Ndlovu says the Ukufunda Virtual School will serve as a platform for learners and teachers to exchange information via their mobile phones.

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Nigerians doubtful of girls' release after Boko Haram "truce" breached

Monday 20 October 2014 07:21

A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt about whether more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militants will really be released.

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Humans should thank ancient Scottish fish fossils for joy of sex

Sunday 19 October 2014 19:06

Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armoured fish, called placoderms.    

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Unmanned Space plane returns to Earth after 2 years

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:45

Secrecy surrounding the orbital activities and payloads of the X-37B are almost certainly due to the presence of national intelligence-related hardware being tested or evaluated.

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Canada to ship experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO in Geneva

Saturday 18 October 2014 19:20

The Canadian government will ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization in Geneva.

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SA runner off to Antarctica for gruelling marathon

Saturday 18 October 2014 12:25

South African environmental activist and ultra-marathon runner, David Barnard has left the country to participate in the Last Desert Race in Antarctica on Saturday.

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Unicef laments global funding response to Ebola

Saturday 18 October 2014 06:20

The Crisis Communications Chief of Unicef has expressed shock at the lacklustre global funding response to urgent appeals to combat the impacts of Ebola in West Africa.

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SA experiencing strange weather phenomena

Friday 17 October 2014 20:18

The past couple of days have seen the country experiencing strange weather phenomena.

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