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Farms are dying – THE TIMES

Graeme Hosken TimesLIVE Rural areas are in a "death spiral", with thousands of farmers abandoning their land. Of the 276 000 farming units in Gauteng, including large-scale and small intensive farming units, 70% lie unused as farms - most standing idle or being used as … [Read More...]

Community News

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Shark incident in Muizenberg

NSRI At 14h07, Friday, 01 August, NSRI Simonstown volunteer sea rescue duty crew and CMR (Cape Medical Response) were activated following reports … [Read More...]

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Joburg, Midrand Shootings, Sandton worker’s throat slit

The Citizen Online - Sapa A man has died and another was in a critical condition following two separate shootings in Johannesburg and Midrand in … [Read More...]

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Malema takes his road show to Cape Town

Daily Maverick The show went on for the EFF at Parliament on Thursday with Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema speculating whether the ANC were a … [Read More...]

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SA population grows to 54 million

SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - South Africa’s population is estimated to be at 54 million with the life expectancy of the population at 61-years of age, … [Read More...]

News from Elsewhere

Ebola outbreak

EBOLA – over 660 dead in West Africa as virus continues to spread

By Greg Botelho and Jacque Wilson, CNN via War Updates Hundreds dead. Many more infected. Pervasive fear and denial, challenging authorities in west Africa who are trying to assess and address the … [Read More...]

Matters Financial

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Facing the economy

JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - South African stocks stumbled on Wednesday after two straight days of gains, lead by banks such as FirstRand with the sector caught in the cross hairs of a technical … [Read More...]

Entertainment

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July dvd Releases

HOURS Drama, Thriller Before sunrise on August 29, 2005, Nolan … [Read More...]

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SLOWLY at Artscape Arena

SEASON ENDS 2 AUGUST Artscape in association with UCT Drama … [Read More...]

Food & Wine

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Wines of the Cape – Robertson Winery

OUR HISTORY Established in 1941, Robertson Winery celebrated … [Read More...]

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Wines of the Cape – Darling Cellars

Welcome to Darling Cellars 1996 heralded a new era for the … [Read More...]

The Musician

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JAMES BLUNT to tour SA

James Blunt’s first album, Back to Bedlam, catapulted him to … [Read More...]

The Artist

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French Jewel, CHRISTIAN JEQUEL

Christian Jequel paintings bear a striking brightness and … [Read More...]

Nature

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Earth in the early days of the sixth great extinction

Since 1500, more than 320 land animals have gone … [Read More...]

Medical

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Biggest myths about your brain

EARTHSKY - The new video from AsapSCIENCE looks at seven truisms … [Read More...]

Intriguing

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Smell Gorgeous: Seaweed, or is it Algae?

BY ASTRID WENDLANDT Paris - Reuters Via The Daily … [Read More...]

Books of Yore

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MUIZENBERG – The Golden Years

By Michael Walker The years 1880 to 1930 were without doubt … [Read More...]

On the Water

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Le Clos returns home a legend

eNCA - Sapa JOHANNESBURG - Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos … [Read More...]

The smiles of two exhausted champions as Andy Birkett and Abby Adie savour their maiden victories at the 2014 Berg River Canoe Marathon. (Gameplan Media)

Birkett and Adie steal the show at Berg 2014

Velddrif – In what was one of the most exciting men’s races at … [Read More...]

Animal Talk

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Foods Hazardous to your Dog

ASPCA Most dogs love food, and they’re especially attracted to … [Read More...]

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TREATS for Cats

Barbara George Cat Behaviourist Cell 0824912309 … [Read More...]

Motoring

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Honda Accord: Can bigger be better?

Daily Maverick The Honda brand enjoys an elevated status among … [Read More...]

Home Improvements

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Making a laptop desk

Home-Dzine It's good to have a small desk where you can sit … [Read More...]

Legalese

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Nzimande’s Plan to Impose Language Uniformity on Universities

By Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk … [Read More...]

Technology

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Deep sea mining licences issued

by David Shukman BBC News Vast new areas of the ocean floor … [Read More...]

Discoveries

The giant dobsonfly (Courtesy Insect Museum of West China)

Largest flying aquatic insect found in China

'dobsonflies with 8.3-inch wingspans and "giant snake-like … [Read More...]

Science

Expedition of the icebreaker Oden – called the SWERUS expedition – preliminary cruise plan and study areas of Leg 1 and 2. EEZ=Exclusive Economic Zone; LR=Lomonosov Ridge; MR=Mendeleev Ridge; HC=Herald Canyon; NSI=New Siberian Islands. (Image via Daily Kos via University of Stockholm)

Vast methane plumes discovered escaping from Arctic seafloor

“We are sniffing methane. We see the bubbles on video from the … [Read More...]

Sport

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Tenth Gold Medal for SA

SABC South Africa have won another gold medal at the … [Read More...]

Rugby-ball

RUGBY – Blitzbok Gold, Weekend Fixtures

SA Rugby Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell and captain Kyle … [Read More...]

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Proteas hold out for draw, gain No. 1 Test ranking

CricketSA THE Castle Lager Proteas added Colombo 2014 to the … [Read More...]

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New Currie Cup format – Quotas to be implemented at school

The Citizen Online - Sapa At least half of the SA Schools … [Read More...]

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Gold medal haul continues for Team SA

Simon Burke, SABC South Africa continued their gold streak on … [Read More...]