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Issue #227
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ISSUE #227 ON SALE TILL Feb
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The digital doctor

Posted on January 16, 2015  /  1 Comment

Professor Timothy Noakes considers how the internet will determine which medical – and other – experts you will believe and consult in the future. (read more…)

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More than words

Posted on January 6, 2015  /  Comments Off

Australian author and ex-safari guide Peter Allison discusses the allure of Africa, the coolest profession and the perils of kaalgat canoeing. (read more…)

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Making Peace in Cape Town

Posted on December 17, 2014  /  Comments Off

An international photo exhibition is now showing in the Company’s Garden, bringing with it a powerful message of peace. (read more…)

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For the love of leopards

Posted on December 3, 2014  /  Comments Off

A hard-hitting new sculpture at the Old Biscuit Mill highlights the plight of the Cape’s last leopards. (read more…)

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Expedition Imashi: a runner with a cause

Posted on December 2, 2014  /  1 Comment

Twenty-four-year-old geographer Brandon Finn likes coffee, chilli, cities and running. In fact, he loves running. He loves it so much that on January 1, 2015, he will be tying his takkies for the start of Expedition Imashi, a 10-day, 400km run from Johannesburg to Hattingspruit. (read more…)