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Professor Janusz  Paweska says the Ebola outbreak is a worldwide concern.
Professor Janusz  Paweska  says that the Ebola outbreak is a worldwide concern.

Ebola can be contained: Expert

Friday 1 August 2014 10:15

Professor Janusz  Paweska  says South Africa has put in place measures to ensure that they prevent any person showing signs of Ebola entering the country.  

Ebola can be contained: Expert

Friday 1 August 2014 10:15

Professor Janusz  Paweska  says South Africa has put in place measures to ensure that they prevent any person showing signs of Ebola entering the country.  

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Minister stresses significance of science and technology

Thursday 31 July 2014 09:25

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says it is her vision to see young people getting involved in science and technology projects.

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Two rehabilitated fur seals released in PE

Thursday 31 July 2014 05:53

Two sub-Antarctic fur seals have been released after spending months recuperating at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.

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SA runner to promote solar energy

Wednesday 30 July 2014 12:50

Ultra-marathon runner David Barnard has encouraged South Africans to use alternative sources of energy.

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NASA's Mars rover sets off-Earth, off-road distance record

Wednesday 30 July 2014 07:05

NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just over 25 miles (40 km) on the surface of the Red Planet to surpass the benchmark set in 1973.

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Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15:42

Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday.

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Wealthy diners driving pangolin to extinction

Tuesday 29 July 2014 10:28

Some wild mammal species are being driven to extinction for their fur, hides, horns or tusks, but the pangolin, or scaly anteater, is being eaten out of existence by wealthy humans, the IUCN warned.

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NSPCA officers bullied at Modise’s pig farm

Tuesday 29 July 2014 09:57

Two NSPCA inspectors are expected to lay charges against National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm manager and spokesperson after allegedly being threatened with violence.

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Nigeria isolates hospital after Ebola death

Tuesday 29 July 2014 07:30

The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus.

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Family of Texas doctor with Ebola not showing signs of virus

Tuesday 29 July 2014 06:30

The family of a Texas doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa had travelled back to the United States before he showed symptoms.

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