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Rangers: A force for the good

Today is World Ranger Day – a day of global recognition that shines a spotlight on the world’s Rangers, brave men and women who risk their lives on a daily

Game Changers Thin Green Line

Theo practices what he preaches

Environmental educator and tour guide, Theo Xolani Gina, puts into practice what he preaches when it comes to plastic pollution, writes Bukeka Silkwa

Arts & Film

Taut psychosocial drama scoops DIFF’s best picture award

“The Reports on Sarah and Saleem,” directed by Muayad Alayan, scooped best picture at the 39th Durban International Film Festival, writes Christopher Vourlias of Variety.com

Investigations

Tale of Two Hijackers

From a fight over a bicycle to body bags – this is the story of Vuyani ‘Vivi’ Mthembu and his childhood partner in crime, S’phelele Shezi.  Vuyani “Vivi” Mthembu carried

Arts & Film

Passionate pitches win the day

Environmental filmmaking in South Africa was boosted at the closing ceremony and prize giving of the hugely successful and much applauded three-day Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (NEWF) in

Arts & Film

African nature tops the agenda in the run-up to Durban film feast

FOUR emerging southern African filmmakers attending this week’s Nature, Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Congress in Durban will be awarded R50,000 each to produce an environmental or wildlife documentary of

Environment Ocean Watch

Oceans Without Limits expedition

Tracking impact plastic pollution around islands of the West Indian Ocean After twenty-one years of calling the Indian Ocean his “office”, Cape Town’s Gert Muller is about to embark on

Tech stuff

Innovators connect on new cloud app

To promote and support technological innovation, Innovate Durban, has launched a cloud-first app that allows key stakeholders and the public to collaborate, connect and celebrate in a private, secure space.

Social and Justice issues

Inside Durban’s abortion abyss

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK Polka dot blankets and pillows line the pavement outside Addington Hospital’s health clinic where women waiting to have abortions lie curled up on the cold cement.