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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a fact finding mission on Ebola in the West of Africa.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a fact finding mission on Ebola in the West of Africa.

UN chief praises Ebola nurses

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:23

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

UN chief praises Ebola nurses

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:23

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Songbirds fly coop long before tornadoes arrive in US

Saturday 20 December 2014 10:11

The storm killed 35 people but the warblers were already long gone, flying up to 1,500 km to avoid the storm.

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Disgraced Japan researcher fails to replicate stem cell

Friday 19 December 2014 06:47

Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem-cell treatment.

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SA’s nuclear plans to solve power crises: Presidency

Thursday 18 December 2014 09:15

The Presidency says South Africa's plans to build new nuclear power stations, will be undertaken in line with the country's legislation and policies.

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U.S. slaps hefty duties on solar goods from China, Taiwan

Wednesday 17 December 2014 06:16

The United States confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan on Tuesday in a decision that may inflame trade tensions between the two countries.

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Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication

Tuesday 16 December 2014 12:20

Scientists have identified DNA changes that helped turn ancient horses such as those in prehistoric cave art into today's Secretariats and Black Beauty's.

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KZN circumcision camps underway

Sunday 14 December 2014 16:44

The medical male circumcision camps in KwaZulu-Natal were well underway, the provincial Health department said on Sunday.

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Farmer in pollution dispute with Sasol

Sunday 14 December 2014 14:28

Sasol has denied claims by a stock farmer in Secunda that it polluted water, leading to 60 cattle deaths.

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N Cape on high alert following measles outbreak

Saturday 13 December 2014 12:59

Northern Cape Health MEC Mac Jack says the department is on high alert after a measles outbreak in the province.

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Ebola toll in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia reaches 6 583 -WHO

Friday 12 December 2014 19:58

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the three worst-hit countries in West Africa reached 6 583 as of Dec. 10, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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