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SA to show off culture in France

The reciprocal leg of the cultural exchange Saisons croisées France-Afrique du Sud, which began in June 2012 with French events in South Africa, swings into action between May and December 2013.
A map fit for a king

A fun approach to science teaching

Two women from Wits University’s Institute for Human Evolution are inspiring a new generation of scientists in South Africa by reaching out to children who have not had much exposure to career opportunities in the discipline.

Old bones take Madiba’s name

The global scientific community was not left out of former South African president Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday celebrations on 18 July – scientists have named a newly discovered ancient bird after him.
South Africa unearths new human ancestor

SA's 'best candidate for human ancestor'

SA’s ‘best candidate for human ancestor’

The latest edition of the prestigious journal Science contains no less than five articles detailing new evidence that Australopithecus sediba, whose fossils were uncovered at a site in South Africa's Cradle of Humankind, is the best candidate for ancestor of the genus Homo.


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