John Hlatywayo has passed away at the age of 96.
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He worked tirelessly to promote art and teach artists.
Rapid urbanisation and population growth in Africa have pushed people to informal settlements.
The impact of housing quality extends beyond health to education and subsequent economic outcomes, particularly for children.
It’s crucial that medical professionals learn to collaborate.
It’s all too common for health professionals and departments to slip into silo mentalities.
Few countries have had to deal with the scale of animal disease outbreaks South Africa has had to.
South Africa’s biosecurity breaches signal capacity challenges in farm biosecurity measures and the country’s veterinary and related support services.
If South Africa wants to keep its tourism wheels turning, reliable, renewable energy is key.
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Some work is already being done to enhance the tourism sector’s environmental sustainability.
Xhosa boys undergoing ulwaluko, one of three rituals covered in the study.
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The philosophy of ubuntu means that good health is for everybody and disability is not regarded as a difference.
Changes in the law will ensure that companies can’t go on ignoring inequalities in earnings and wealth in South Africa.
The Eco Green Wall is an example of a sustainable living wall system.
Growing traditional African vegetables on building facades is feasible and can improve food supply in cities.
Open distance institutions need a comprehensive framework for multimedia teaching and learning.
Institutions mustn’t waste the lessons learned during the height of the pandemic about the powerful role that multimedia can play in learning and teaching.
People stage a protest after electricity outages in Johannesburg.
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The recovery of South Africa’s power generating sector is still far from being realised.
The Ora Loapi space at the 2023 Joburg Art Fair featured Shepherd Ndudzo’s work.
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His work can only be fully understood by observing the shared traditions of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
An unidentified fungal killer swept through a South African pine plantation in the 1980s.
Through a blend of perseverance, technology, and a touch of serendipity, it was possible to solve a decades-old mystery.
Izikhothane display their expensive Italian shoes - which they sometimes destroy in public.
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It’s about more than wasteful destruction; it’s a way of restoring dignity to marginalised young lives.
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Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many weird and wonderful seahorses and pipefish. But they’re under threat.
A farm manager walks among chickens at a South African chicken farm. Photo by Shiraaz Mohamed/AFP via Getty Images.
New and innovative thinking is needed to deal with the reality on the ground in South Africa.
Luanda, the capital of Angola.
African economic growth is central to what happens in this century to both global poverty and global inequality.
Financial stability takes planning and discipline.
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Once you appreciate that a budget can work for you, it can be a financially empowering exercise.
Scientists collect water and sediment samples to study how the oceans and climate are changing.
Oceanographic systems vary over years, decades and centuries.
Lion protection fees paid by tourists could pave the way for a responsible transition away from trophy hunting without affecting the communities that rely on hunting revenue.
Combining content learning and language skills is a boon for academic performance.
There’s more to effective teaching than just implementing school policies.