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2015/03/06 13:33
2015/03/06 13:33
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President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia has been named as the winner of the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. Established in 2007, the Ibrahim Prize recognises and celebrates...
2015/03/06 13:33
2015/03/06 13:33
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2015/03/06 10:15
2015/03/06 10:15
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Measuring the strength of a nation’s brand is a lot more complicated than that of a consumer product. So in 2005, world-renowned government adviser Simon Anholt developed the Nation Brands Index as a...
2015/03/06 07:34
2015/03/06 07:34
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Cape Town - South Africa has taken appropriate steps to curb its budget deficit, yet is falling short in resolving an energy crisis that threatens the economy, the International Monetary Fund’s Deputy...
2015/03/05 21:30
2015/03/05 21:30
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Remarks by David Lipton First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund at the University of Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa, March 5, 2015 As prepared for...
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2015/03/05 00:09
2015/03/05 00:09
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The University of Cape Town shares the concerns of Andrew Ihsaan Gasnolar about the slow pace of transformation across South Africa (‘SA: Ready for the challenge of really facing the Other?’ 3 March...
2015/03/04 17:22
2015/03/04 17:22
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Firefighters brace themselves for another night of raging blazes A biological sciences professor at UCT on Wednesday said that some good may come from the fires. The Wood Owl cottage has been...
2015/03/04 09:03
2015/03/04 09:03
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Cape Town - A 23-year-old volunteer firefighter has described the devastation from the destructive fires in Cape Town as being like JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth. “Just ash. Ash everywhere. It’s like...
2015/03/03 19:19
2015/03/03 19:19
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The impact Cape Town fires could have on asthmatics A UCT professor says CT's wild fires could trigger an asthma attack to those who were susceptible. The Muizenberg fire seen spreading over the...
2015/03/03 07:08
2015/03/03 07:08
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Drawing inspiration from veterinary medicine, researchers at the University of Washington have helped developed a new prospective approach to diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) - easy-to-obtain oral swab...
2015/03/03 06:15
2015/03/03 06:15
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This year marks the golden anniversary of the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards. They started five decades ago, with just six categories, says Melanie Burke, chairperson of the adjudicating panel. The...
2015/03/03 04:18
2015/03/03 04:18
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OPINION: Daring to be visible Danielle Bowler says claiming the right to be seen and heard is a radical act in our digital age. “I had no idea 900 words could cause such utter outrage. I received...
2015/03/03 03:29
2015/03/03 03:29
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Despite the fact that apartheid officially ended in 1994 in South Africa, new forms of racism and elitism continue to linger on, grounded in enduring asymmetries of power. Such power relations...
2015/02/26 22:16
2015/02/26 22:16
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IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton to Visit Mauritius, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the CongoPress Release No. 15/79 February 26, 2015 Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy...
2015/02/26 11:03
2015/02/26 11:03
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Johannesburg - The office of the chief justice will receive its own budget for the first time this year as part of moves to protect the independence of the judiciary, Netwerk24 reported on...
2015/02/25 08:15
2015/02/25 08:15
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When you walk into the oblong gallery, positioned in the Origins Centre’s heart, you might be overcome with an attack of goose bumps. This is not because the space is cold. There are ghosts in this...
2015/02/25 05:57
2015/02/25 05:57
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UMass expands its research horizons, joins the Worldwide Universities Network (Juliette Sandleitner/Daily Collegian) The University of Massachusetts has taken a large step toward advancing its...
2015/02/24 23:04
2015/02/24 23:04
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International auctioneer Bonhams says global demand is driving up prices. At an auction in October last year, Bonhams sold painter Irma Stern's Still life with African Woman for £963000. Alexis...
2015/02/23 14:18
2015/02/23 14:18
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... will boost cyclist safety’ Two cyclists were knocked over and killed on Main Road at Clovelly and Camps Bay last week. FILE: The City of Cape Town is continuing to roll out legislation to...
2015/02/23 05:03
2015/02/23 05:03
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The founder and chief executive officer of electric car company Tesla Motors announced this week the development of a battery that can store enough electricity to power an entire home when Eskom turns...
2015/02/22 20:03
2015/02/22 20:03
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Biénne Huisman, City Press (Leon Sadiki, City Press) She lives in a mansion in the affluent Cape Town suburb of Camps Bay and insists on flying business class, but her former AgangSA staff members...
2015/03/06 13:33
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