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The new ICT centre in Kimberley boasts Internet connectivity, 30 laptops, printers, an interactive whiteboard and a projector.

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

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AHF to build clinic in SA

Tuesday 22 April 2014 13:45

The Aids Healthcare Foundation will build its first clinic in South Africa, the global organisation announced on Tuesday.

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Chinese military plane returns to Perth after another day searching

Monday 21 April 2014 15:57

Chinese military aircraft returns to Perth after another day searching for any trace of flight MH370, an aviation commentator says both the aerial and underwater search will continue for some time.

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'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station

Monday 21 April 2014 15:21

A cargo ship owned by Space Exploration Technologies arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday.

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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

Sunday 20 April 2014 08:34

The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea.

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NASA robotic spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

Saturday 19 April 2014 18:10

A robotic US spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface.

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Scientists find Earth-sized world in orbit friendly to life

Friday 18 April 2014 14:21

For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star.

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Brazilian scientists discover insect species with reversed sex organs

Thursday 17 April 2014 19:38

Scientists on Thursday described four insect species that dwell in extremely dry caves in Brazil, feed on bat guano and possess what the researchers called an "evolutionary novelty.”

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No clarity on penalty for Engen oil spill

Wednesday 16 April 2014 06:00

General Manager of Operations at Transnet National Ports Authority, Herbert Msagala, says it remains unclear what, if any, action will be taken against Engen over the Richards Bay Port oil spill.

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Support for tougher response to infectious diseases

Tuesday 15 April 2014 21:39

The South African National Aids Council (Sanac) has concluded its final plenary meeting in Modimolle, Limpopo.

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