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South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

Scientists have shipped out to research and collect data on humpback whales off the west coast of South Africa. Research will include sampling the environment and tagging whales to better understand their behaviour. Small cameras will also be attached to some whales.

What African universities can do to attract academics back from the diaspora

The African academic diaspora can contribute positively to the continent – by offering their skills and expertise, or training young academics – especially if they partner up with African universities, writes Osabuohien P. Amienyi.

The power of school

Dumisa, who grew up in the village, decided to forge ahead and complete his schooling despite this environment. “Where I am from, young people don’t care very much about education.”

Top matric shines amid tough times

Rorisang Chidi, 18, stays with her family in a zinc shack in Mandela Park – an informal settlement outside Pretoria.


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