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Mom’s mission to provide support

It was out of her own desperation for support that Kelly du Plessis founded the Rare Disease Society of South Africa

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Megan Hunter

Tackling rare diseases

Although she knew something was wrong, the world – including her doctor – had no idea of the “war” going on inside her body

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Road safety: quiz

So you think you’re a good driver? Let’s put it to the test

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Eavesdropping concerns in Samsung smart TVs
February 12 2015 at 11:02

Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung’s smart TV could be listening. And sharing.

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Trackers show vultures on decline
February 11 2015 at 11:09

Using aerospace technology to look at dwindling bearded vulture populations from afar has offered fresh perspectives on the contribution of human beings to the species’ steep decline

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Child soldiers: innocent and deadly
February 11 2015 at 08:42

Africa seems to be a hot spot for the exploitation of children in war. But some groups are achieving success in rescuing them

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Organic crops yield results
February 10 2015 at 11:35

Subsistence farmers supply major retailers, writes Lauren Anthony

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Bitter pill for SA med graduates
February 9 2015 at 12:21

Overseas training can hinder career at home, writes Lee Rondganger

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Dream finally realised abroad
February 9 2015 at 12:18

Sumaya Mahomed’s dream was to always be a doctor.

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Call to monitor teacher salaries
February 2 2015 at 11:19

Eighty-eight percent of the Education budget pays salaries, writes Lauren Anthony

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‘Teacher unions adamant on 15%’
February 2 2015 at 11:19

Topic of teacher salaries is hotly contested with unions annually negotiating increases for teachers often described as “underpaid”

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Ebola focus shifts to vaccine stockpiles
February 2 2015 at 11:12

As the west African epidemic wanes, scientists look ahead, write Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler

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Airlifting hope to country under water
January 23 2015 at 08:53

South African troops set up rescue centres and hauled aid into the land of swaying palms

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