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WEDNESDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2018, 10:02

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Uproar over closure of public pools

Today at 09:12 AM, via The Star

The City of Ekurhulenion issued a statement informing residents of the closure of all the municipal swimming pools over the festive period.


Africa: Jean-Claude Juncker – Africa’s Future Will Shape Europe’s

Today at 09:40 AM, via allAfrica

[Deutsche Welle] Africa’s future will shape Europe’s destiny, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a joint investment forum in Vienna. Austria’s Sebastian Kurz urged Europe to take on China’s head-start in Africa.


7 things you need to know today

Today at 09:31 AM, via IOL

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world.


Saturn’s Rings Are Disappearing At a ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ Rate, NASA Says

Today at 09:00 AM, via Slashdot

A new study published in the journal Icarus found that Saturn is losing its signature rings at a “worst-case scenario” rate, and the bands could disappear completely within 100 million years. USA Today reports: The rings are being pulled into the planet “by gravity as a dusty rain of ice particles under the influence of Saturn’s magnetic field,” NASA said. The phenomenon is called “ring rain,”...


Australian drug regulator takes action over claims products can treat disease

Today at 08:17 AM, via The Guardian

Therapeutic Goods Administration takes on Peptides Clinics Australia for alleged advertising breaches

For the first time in almost a decade Australia’s drugs regulator has begun court action against a supplements seller, after the online company claimed its products could help people build muscle while also treating anxiety, depression, heart damage, joint diseases, bone diseases and other...


US Commits $1.2bn to Support SA’s HIV Initiatives

Today at 09:00 AM, via eHealth News

The US, through the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), is investing $1.2 billion USD (over R16 billion) over two years to support South Africa’s efforts to reach HIV epidemic control by 2020.

The announcement was made by the US’ Global AIDS Coordinator & Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Ambassador Deborah L. Birx MD, and the Minister of Health, Dr...


Indian regulator to test samples of J&J baby powder: media

Today at 07:56 AM, via Reuters

India’s federal drug regulator will on Wednesday seize samples of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder for testing, local media said, following a Reuters report that the company knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in the product.


Stay Safe this Summer!

Sunday at 23:19 PM, via CapeNature

The Western Cape is an amazing destination for the holidays and CapeNature reserves offer plenty of options for friends and family to appreciate nature, from a trip to the coast to a mountain walk with stunning waterfalls and natural views. But while you’re out having fun, be aware of dangers take may lurk in the […]


CapeNature and SAPS tackle crime in local townships

Friday at 09:27 AM, via CapeNature

CapeNature, in partnership with Nyanga South African Police Service (SAPS) hosted a year-long Youth Leadership programme tackling social challenges faced by young boys residing in Nyanga and Philippi. The Nyanga Youth Leadership programme recruits young boys between the ages 13 and 15-years’ who are in grades six and seven from Hlengisa Primary School, Liwa Primary […]


5 need-to-know Visitor Tips

11 December at 14:10 PM, via CapeNature

Visiting one of our reserves this Summer? Follow these simple guidelines to ensure your stay is a safe one.