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Earth’s oldest ‘fungi’ found in South Africa

A recent scientific discovery in South Africa, ancient fungi-like fossils, have once again put the country on the map in the palaeontology field. It...

Africa’s first biofuel flights take off in South Africa

History was made in mid-July. Africa's first sustainable biofuel powered flights successfully flew between Johannesburg and Cape Town. The South African Airways (SAA) and Mango...

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.

Ericsson ICT city index ranks Johannesburg first in Africa

South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericsson’s 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban Municipality's eThekwini Water and Sanitation, "the most progressive water utility in Africa", has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Stockholm Industry Water Award for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services.

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban Municipality's eThekwini Water and Sanitation, "the most progressive water utility in Africa", has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Stockholm Industry Water Award for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services.

South African wins Stockholm Water Prize

South African-born and trained engineer and researcher John Briscoe has been named the winner of the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize for his "unparalleled contributions to global and local water management, inspired by an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of people on the ground".

South Africa’s ‘best’ Olympics?

With three gold medals just six days into London 2012, some people are wondering whether this could turn out to be South Africa's best Olympics ever. Which raises the question of how one judges a country's success at the Games. The answer is not straightforward. Or is it?

South Africa at the Olympics, Part 1

How much do you know about South Africa's history at the Olympics? When was the country's best performance? Who are SA's top Olympians? Brad Morgan brings you the records and the trivia in the first of three articles covering the 18 Olympic Games the country has competed in.

Team SA profile: Cameron van der Burgh

The South African team for the 2012 London Olympic Games includes one swimmer who is a world record holder in long course events: Cameron van der Burgh, the fastest breaststroke swimmer ever over 50 metres.