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Was the water shortage caused by farmers, city dwellers or drought?

We have analysed the data, and can now answer this question

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Science | 19 July 2018

Why do informal settlements get cluttered with litter?

UCT survey of Island in Khayelitsha provides some answers

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Science | 29 June 2018

HIV treatment programme doing well but long way to go

About 60% of South Africans with HIV have started antiretrovirals

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Science | 26 June 2018

H₂O International’s motives not pure

The purifying company’s South African franchise has made unproven claims about municipal water

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Science | 16 May 2018

Herbex made unproven claims about weight loss products

Advertising Standards Authority uses its fangs again after years of litigation

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Science | 10 April 2018

How a journalist took an ethical stand and risked her job

Natasha Bolognesi refused to edit a bogus article

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Science | 9 April 2018

Will there be more rain this winter?

The sooner we know the answer, the sooner we can prepare for summer 2019

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Science | 15 March 2018

Killing rats: a clash of values

NSPCA and city’s residents disagree on how to do pest control

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Science | 23 February 2018

Is Cape Town’s drought the new normal?

Here is what climate science tells us

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Science | 1 November 2017