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Wet markets key to Africa's food security
Even where supermarkets are an option, studies in East and Southern Africa have
found that, because of a poorly patrolled chain of custody between producer and
seller, milk and meat sold in supermarkets may pose a greater health threat than what
is sold in traditional markets.
Cape Town launches open data portal
Cape Town's plans to become Africa's first digital city received a boost on Tuesday when it switched
on its new open data portal, making public-sector information - such as the latest budget, tenders
and bus station routes - easily and freely available to the city's residents.
It's goodbye Bafana at Afcon 15
Despite starting out strong, Bafana Bafana was knocked out their last chance to
make it into the final Afcon eight by Ghana. A perfect header in the 82nd minute by
Andre Ayew gave Brilliant Khuzhwayo no chance as Bafana Bafana again gave away
yet another lead.
R10bn boost for SA's Saldanha Bay
A R9.65-billion private-public investment at Saldanha Bay, on South Africa's West Coast, aims at
improve the deep-water port's ability to service to offshort oil and gas industry, the Transnet
National Ports Authority announced on Monday.
SAA leads the global field
South Africa leads sky-commerce with the world's first aircraft tracking and real-time
payment innovation. South African Airways has developed - and installed - the
Satellite Authorisation System, which will allow credit card transactions in the sky,
anywhere and anytime.