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No research on water despite persistent drought

No research on water despite persistent drought

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - RESEARCHERS are concerned over decreased expenditure on water security research despite serious drought problems across Southern Africa. ...

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New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - MILLIONS of people are set to be saved in energy costs following the launch of two of the largest sub-Saharan solar systems in Johannesburg, Sou ...

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4th industrial revolution disrupts South Africa mining sector

4th industrial revolution disrupts South Africa mining sector

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - THE South African mining industry is undergoing an extensive transformation amid the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) taking root in what is a ...

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SA young scientists to compete in global stage

SA young scientists to compete in global stage

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - SEVEN of South Africa’s finest young scientists will represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the ...

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Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - ANALYSTS are wary of one of the most critical weeks in the South African economic calendar culminating in downgrades by international rating agencie ...

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MTN SA invests millions in backup systems

MTN SA invests millions in backup systems

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG - MTN South Africa spent more than R400 million ($27.7 million) last year on investments in battery backup systems and generators. Despite the spe ...

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One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI - WHILE Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s estimated popula ...

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SA Budget 2019: Spending to exceed revenue

SA Budget 2019: Spending to exceed revenue

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  CAPE TOWN - SOUTH Africa will be spending more money than it will generate in the coming year. Presenting his Budget Speech in Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon ...

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Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - THE recent discovery of gas off the southern coast of South Africa is seen as a great step for the country which still relies on imports of oil and ...

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Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s  tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril  Ramaphosa of plans to privatise s ...

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