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Spreading Madiba Magic on his special day

South Africa will come alive with activities in celebration of Nelson Mandela's centenary tomorrow by spreading some Madiba Magic by helping charities, disadvantaged schools and advocating for peace and reconciliation.The Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations take place countrywide under the theme Be the Legacy, a call…

Minerals Department mourns loss of six miners

The deaths of six mine workers at the Palabora Mining Company in Limpopo add to an already high number of lost lives in the industry since the beginning of the year, says the Department of Mineral Resources.It is unfortunate that yet again, as a country,…

CSIR contributes to landmark climate report

With humans and plants heavily reliant on the depleting water sources, a team of international scientists has put its heads together to explore the role of trees and forests in the water cycle. Among the group of 50 experts from 20 countries are four Council…

Learners encouraged to ‘Be the Legacy’

Learners attending a Winter School Programme have been encouraged to keep the late Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu's dream alive by being the legacy.This year is the centenary, it is 100 years of Tata Madiba and Mama Sisulu. These are two struggle giants who we…

Learners encouraged to ‘Be the Legacy’

Learners attending a Winter School Programme have been encouraged to keep the late Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu's dream alive by being the legacy.This year is the centenary, it is 100 years of Tata Madiba and Mama Sisulu. These are two struggle giants who we…

SA’s illegal abortion rate alarmingly high

Despite the fact that abortion is legal in South Africa, it is estimated that between 52% and 58% of the estimated 260 000 abortions that take place in South Africa every year are illegal.This came up during the Abortion and Reproductive Justice Conference underway in…