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28 November 2014
Join Swing City, a Johannesburg-based jazz band whose members include Nathan Ro, Graeme Watkins and Loyiso Bala of the Bala...
29 November 2014
The Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark is held on the last Saturday every month. Visitors can browse through stalls offering fresh...
29 November 2014
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18 November 2014
The main aim of the UPP team’s work is to educate local communities about medicinal plants.Read more
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15 November 2014
The three were awarded prizes for their research.Read more
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14 November 2014
Visit Professor Krystal Tolley's blog as she and her team explore little-known ecosystems in Mozambique.Read more

Plants of the week

The carpet pea is pretty groundcover for frost free areas.

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 This is an attractive spotted aloe from KwaZulu-Natal.

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Meerkats depend on group cooperation to survive.

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