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The eruption of Eyjafjoell, a smaller volcano, in April 2010 caused travel mayhem, stranding more than eight million travellers in the biggest airspace shut down since World War II.

Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after eruption

Saturday 23 August 2014 19:03

A small volcanic eruption has occurred under Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to red, the highest level.

Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after eruption

Saturday 23 August 2014 19:03

A small volcanic eruption has occurred under Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to red, the highest level.

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Exhibition highlights impact of coal pollution

Saturday 23 August 2014 10:15

Environmental group Greenpeace launched a photographic exhibition showcasing the impact coal fired stations have on their nearby communities.

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WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Saturday 23 August 2014 06:34

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought.

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SA is equipped to deal with Ebola

Friday 22 August 2014 18:09

African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says South Africa is well equipped to deal with any spread of Ebola from the western parts of the continent.

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WHO says drawing up 6-9 month strategy to combat Ebola

Friday 22 August 2014 13:32

WHO said on Friday that it had drawn up a draft strategy plan to combat Ebola in West Africa over the next six to nine months, implying that it does not expect to halt the epidemic this year.

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Science Wrap: August 22

Friday 22 August 2014 12:52

A weekly Science & Environmental wrap taking a look at the news highlights from the past week.

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No Ebola cases in SA: Motsoaledi

Friday 22 August 2014 06:42

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has reiterated that the country has no cases of Ebola.

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East London gets new science and technology park

Thursday 21 August 2014 17:11

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says she is pleased to note that the Eastern Cape is fast becoming a global hub for science and technology.

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Flower power! Dandelions make car tyres?

Thursday 21 August 2014 16:00

Gardeners consider it a weed. But dandelions could soon become a cash crop - and a source of rubber for vehicle tyres.

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WeChat’s M4JAM set to boost SA’s micro jobs

Thursday 21 August 2014 14:40

Money for Jam (M4JAM), an application on mobile social media platform WeChat, claims to have created....jobs in just under two weeks since launching.

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