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Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...
SA 'to meet 2014 electrification target'

Banks get in on SA’s power boom

Investec Plc announced on Wednesday that it was leading the financing of two South African gas power plants being developed by French company GDF Suez, marking the first major non-renewable independent power projects to be financed by South African institutions.

Cycads to be saved by DNA

South Africa’s rare and sought-after cycads are to be protected by a new DNA barcoding initiative that will help clamp down on illicit trade in the endangered plants.

Cycads to be saved by DNA

South Africa’s rare and sought-after cycads are to be protected by a new DNA barcoding initiative that will help clamp down on illicit trade in the endangered plants.

Plant remedies get R30m boost

Plant remedies get R30m boost

The US National Institutes of Health has awarded R30-million over four years to a South African research centre to study indigenous local plants used by traditional healers to fight HIV-induced ailments - and to tap those healers' extensive knowledge of medicinal plants.
Soweto wetlands return to life

Soweto wetlands return to life

A team of eco-warriors, led by Agnes Mtshali, is bringing Soweto's wetlands back to life after years of abuse and neglect.

The Useful Plants Garden

A garden featuring 150 indigenous plants with a wide range of traditional uses, based on centuries of plant use knowledge from all the peoples and cultures of South Africa, has opened at Kirstenbosch in the Western Cape.
Indigenous plant benefits San

Indigenous plant benefits San

The San community will receive between R8-million and R12-million from the CSIR over the next four years for an indigenous plant that is being developed into a slimming drug by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.

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