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Johnny Clegg: The Voice of the Cross-Over

If music represents the heart of the tribe, Johnny Clegg represents my tribe; my heart: the English-speaking white South Africans to whom he spoke in a language we could only ....
14 August, 2019 19:21:43

South Africa's war on corruption - will anyone go to jail?

South Africa's latest pursuit of truth has gone up a gear as it enters a new phase in which the stakes are raised for all the protagonists. After a slow start last year, a jud....
2 February, 2019 12:45:14

Conservation: Pangolins in peril

Slowly the tiny ball in the wooden crate began to unwind. Its scales moved and a pointy nose followed by two black button eyes emerged. Natalie was entranced. The baby pangoli....
2 February, 2019 12:43:23

NSPCA quits Joburg Zoo ethics committee in protest over Lammie the elephant

The furore over the zoo's solitary elephant has increased as the NSPCA (National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) resigned from the Johannesburg ....
30 January, 2019 18:11:03

CITES - The trade system that doesn't know that it doesn't know

First on its agenda should be its chronic inability to conserve the world's natural resources. It's a discussion the organisation has been avoiding for years. Here's why its a....
30 January, 2019 18:10:02

Will South African voters be rational or emotional in 2019?

The crescendo of post-apartheid bad behaviour, either through the abuse of political office or other manners of corruption by powerful South African politicians, especially th....
30 January, 2019 18:09:04

'I'm a professional, I pick based on penis length,' - German coach Imke Wuebbenhorst's balsy response to journalist

BV Cloppenburg is a football team playing in the German fifth tier. What has managed to fly under the radar is that Imke Wubbenhorst recently swapped her role managing the wom....
28 January, 2019 14:11:22

East London Zoo animals remain confined in small barren enclosures

More than a year ago the East London Zoo, run by Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM), came under fire after photos of two elderly bears kept trapped in a concrete pit cause....
26 January, 2019 12:21:41

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