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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.