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New Stats SA research shows we are slowly becoming healthier

For the first time since 1998, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has conducted an exhaustive study of South Africa’s demographics. The first report, covering...

Four South Africans nominated for Innovation Prize

Four South African innovations have beat a record 925 applications from 41 countries to the punch, and are among 10 nominees for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2015. Among them are a green minicab service and a fire detection alert.

Cape Town is the greenest city in Africa

As the people flock to cities, infrastructure to accommodate the mushrooming urban populations is strained and environmental pressure grows apace. Cape Town has taken heed and is planning for a greener, more sustainable future. One measure is its increasing use of renewable energy sources.

Cape Town is the greenest city in Africa

As the people flock to cities, infrastructure to accommodate the mushrooming urban populations is strained and environmental pressure grows apace. Cape Town has taken heed and is planning for a greener, more sustainable future. One measure is its increasing use of renewable energy sources.

Business booming for India and South Africa

South Africa and India have much to offer each other – this is the view of industry professionals and government representatives, who came together at the India-South Africa Business Forum, held in Pretoria in May.
India and SA: 150 years of history

Backpacker lodges: rest of South Africa

Backpacking accommodation in South Africa's Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, and North West provinces.

Backpacker lodges: Gauteng province

Backpacking accommodation in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

New law gives SKA bid a boost

President Thabo Mbeki has signed the Astronomy Geographic Advantage Bill into law, ensuring that areas with potential for large-scale astronomy facilities - such as the Square Kilometre Array, which South Africa is bidding to host - are protected from developments that might interfere with their research activities.