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Sunday, 08-02-15, 10:00In South Africa Childhood Hunger and Obesity Live Side By Side[The Conversation Africa] There is a bizarre paradox at work in South Africa: children are either going hungry or are eating too much of the wrong foods. This means that over and under nutrition co-exist. Both phenomena are extremely harmful for children's physical and mental development and long term health. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 5:48American Disease That's Wreaking Havoc On the Cape's Honeybee Population[The Conversation Africa] Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free from the American foulbrood disease, which afflicts its honeybee population. This was believed to be due to the African honeybees' biology, and possibly that American foulbrood strains in Africa have a low virulence and rarely generate outbreaks. However, it is not the case. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 12:41Amaglug-Glug Ready for Zim[News24Wire] Head coach of the South African national under-23 team Owen Da Gama says that the side is ready for Saturday's CAF U23 Championship qualifier match against Zimbabwe. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 7:15One Tune, Different Hymns - Tackling Climate Change in South Africa[IPS] Cape Town -Anti-nuclear energy activists are up in arms, and have taken to vigils outside South Africa's parliament in Cape Town to protest against President Jacob Zuma's push for nuclear development. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 14:22Anticipated Fuel Price Drop Could Be Short-Lived[News24Wire] Although an anticipated fuel and diesel price decrease will greatly help deeply indebted consumers, the relief might be only temporary, cautioned Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets on Friday. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 11:19New Killings in Durban[Fahamu] The latest victim in the endless violence in a poor people's residence in South Africa is a 55-year-old father of five who was chased and shot dead by a lone gunman in broad daylight. As in previous murders, the security forces deployed to the area were nowhere in sight. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:29Bafana Goalie Khune Rejoings Kaizer Chiefs[News24Wire] Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has agreed a deal in principle to re-sign with Kaizer Chiefs. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:09ANC Alliance 'Has Power As Strong As God's'[News24Wire] ANC KwaZulu-Natal chair Senzo Mchunu on Thursday compared the power of the party and its alliance to that of God. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 9:23Batten Down the Hatches - Winter Weather Gets Wild[News24Wire] Heavy rains and strong winds continued to batter Cape Town on Thursday with the SA Weather Service (Saws) warning that flooding can be expected in certain areas. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 13:50Load Shedding Hits Food Production[News24Wire] Load shedding is having a severe financial impact on South African food production, according to an expert at energy efficiency firm Energy Partners. read more...

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