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19 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Grade R offers SA's poorest children no discernible benefit

A new study shows grade R classes deepen the socioeconomic divide, helping children at affluent schools but doing little for SA's poorest pupils.

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Tuesday | Iol.co.za

Athol back on boards

Athol Fugard steps back onto the stage in The Shadow of the Hummingbird, a two-hander about the imagination and a man who loves in strange and crooked ways, writes Theresa Smith.

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Tuesday | Iol.co.za

Proper homes if new runway built

Airports Company South Africa is pushing for the relocation of residents of Freedom Farm, a settlement on land owned by Acsa and in the direct line of aircraft flight paths, in order to make space for a new, rotated runway.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mail & Guardian

HIV treatment needs a shift in thinking - researchers

Experts say more focus on early treatment rather than waiting for CD4 counts will dramatically reduce viral replication and new infections.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, World News, South Africa, Africa

The Raw Story

Can evolution explain why so many domesticated mammals have floppy ears?

Take a look at several domesticated mammal species and you might spot a number of similarities between them, including those cute floppy ears.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, World News, South Africa

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Iol.co.za

Grade R increasing inequality gap

Instead of reducing inequalities in education, Grade R has further widened the gap between children from impoverished and affluent schools, according to newly released research using data from 18 102 South African schools.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

bSOLVe celebrates 13 years [ITWeb]

Software + Services = Productivity. August 2014 will see bSOLVe celebrate its 13th of year business.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Surrealism and realism collide on film

With a fairly sheltered upbringing on a farm in Wellington in the Western Cape, filmmaker Wim Steytler's creative journey was triggered, quite literally, by an accident.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Rugby referees to undergo training in South Africa

Two Kenyan rugby referees, Peris Mukoko and Victor Oduor left the country Thursday to attend a month long rugby training course at the prestigious Maties Referees Academy in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

Cape gets tough on initiation deaths

Nine initiates have died in the Western Cape in the past three years - two of them at a registered initiation school in Stellenbosch.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Arming up to fight the TB scourge

SA's status as the country with the highest incidence of tuberculosis has spurred local research into prevention strategies and cures.

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Iol.co.za

Teachers battle with matric maths

Matric maths teachers are battling to master the same content their pupils have to deal with, research into a sample of 253 KwaZulu-Natal teachers has found.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Iol.co.za

The man who brought creatures of deep to light

He may have started life as a boy on a Free State farm, far from the ocean, but Peter Timm became a leading expert in the highly dangerous field of deep-water diving to depths of 100m or more and he achieved well-deserved fame as "the man who brought the coelacanth home to South Africa".

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Mail & Guardian

Biosciences benefit from mathematical modelling

The design of reliable numerical schemes for real-life applications is investigated for topical medical question as cancer growth and bone healing.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Iol.co.za

Protein-rich diet: Noakes sticks to his guns

Sugar and vegetable oils are the main drivers behind the burgeoning obesity and lifestyle diseases among black South Africans, says UCT sports scientist, Professor Tim Noakes.

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Iol.co.za

Chopped SA contestants talk to Tonight

NOT MAKING THE CUT: Celebrity chefs Jenny Morris, David Van Staden and Siba Mtongana put, below, from left, Leanne Galloway, Malebo Pila, Elze Roome and Ayanda Khumalo through their paces in Food Network s Chopped South Africa.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

LiveScience

Why Do Pets Have Floppy Ears?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, World News, South Africa

News24

.com | Who's land is it?

News24 user Miriam Mannak submitted these great photos of the weekend snowfall n the Western Cape.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

News24

.com | Amazing results for South African Choirs at the 8th World Choir Games 2014

News24 user Miriam Mannak submitted these great photos of the weekend snowfall n the Western Cape.

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Iol.co.za

Zuma: I'm not a crook

President Jacob Zuma has gone to court to ask that accusations that he is a "corrupt crook" and his government "extremely corrupt" be removed because they are simply defamatory, insulting and tarnish his administration's image.

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