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KOMBIE
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Tempers flare at public transport meeting

As public transport increasingly becomes a nightmare in the capital, characterised by congestion and daunting delays, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has engaged an international advisory urban transport consultancy firm – CPCS, ...

UNIVERSITY
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Makgoba’s thesis of excellence

To forge a research-intensive university that would be the best in South Africa was a publicly declared goal of Professor Malegapuru Makgoba when he became vice-chancellor of the University of Natal, then poised to merge with the University of ...

1POLLUTION
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Reporting on contamination: proceed with caution

It’s been said that South Africa has some of the best environmental legislation in the world … in principle. However, the vagueness in the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Nemwa) in terms of reporting requirements for ...

Cape Town Stadium, seen here from Green Point Park, dates from 2010 when South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup.
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‘ Turn stadium into sewerage plant ’

Cape Town – Cape Town Stadium should be converted into a hi-tech sewerage plant so the city can stop discharging about 50 million litres of untreated effluent in Hout Bay, Camps Bay and Green Point daily. “A lack of suitable space on which ...

MMMM
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Something saucy at Mzoli’s

Tourists, celebrities and locals stream to Mzoli’s in Gugulethu to enjoy a great vibe and some of the best meat in Cape Town. Every Sunday crowds of people head to Gugulethu carrying their drinks, crockery and cutlery, to sample some of the best ...

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Solar-powered plane leaves Japan bound for Hawaii

A solar-powered plane took off from Japan early Monday to attempt a five-day flight over open water to Hawaii, the eighth leg of its bid to fly around the world without fuel. SEE ALSO: Solar-powered plane cancels plans to begin Pacific crossing due ...

TRAVEL
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How about this model for exploring South Africa ?

THE RECENT outrage levelled against Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom and his department over the new visa regulations has conveniently shifted the focus away from a critical issue facing our country – the failure by the government to promote and ...

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