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Sense and sensibility

Durban’s Jono Hornby wallows in a mass of self-contradictions, waxes philosophical about art and worries about the future… not least

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Boeing, Boeing, gone:
Jet-set spread the disease, but it’s the poor who pay

The coronavirus puts communities least able to deal with it at greatest risk. Expect more economic migration, sustainability crises and

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Monkey daze: lockdown in pictures

Roving Reporters will be publishing coronavirus lockdown pictures. Please send us yours.

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Help me get home to my sick child,
pleads SA mom stuck in Angola

Many South Africans work on oil fields in Angola or are doing business in the west African country. A flight

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Covid-19: Why testing takes time and what to expect

There’s a lot more going on behind the scenes in the testing labs than most patients realise, writes Fatima Khan

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Stay at home, South Africans!

The Kiffness’s Dave Scott yesterday posted this powerful video, Toto – Africa (Covid 19 version), urging people to stay at

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Ocean Watch

A worldwide nurdle search spanning six continents is underway, write Jared Sumar and Fred Kockott

The Thin Green Line

Greta Thunberg, the teen green activist, would win more people to her cause if she cracked a few jokes, says

Negotiating a water-scarce world

Negotiating a water-scarce world

  January 15, 2020

Wild Walks

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It’s a wrench and a drench to leave

Pooped but proud to have finished, Shona Aylward looks back on the demanding final days of the Wild Coast hike

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Onward and upward:
Shona Aylward on Day 6

We ramble along the rutted coastline, in and out of pockets of exquisite beaches hugged by cliffs. Shona Aylward reports

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Any port in a storm:
the going gets tough on days 4 & 5

The going gets tough for  Wild Coast hiker Shona Aylward. But the scenery rewards and the history is rich, not

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