DINNER PARTY INTEL: SA National Space Agency wants you

The SA National Space Agency is looking for three volunteers to take an all-expenses-paid three-month trip to Antarctica and it has opened up applications to ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Oil riches for Kenya?

Kenya has joined the ranks of oil-exporting countries

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Bashir faces the music

Deposed Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir is in court this week on charges of corruption

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Versace’s fashion faux pas

Luxury brand Versace has issued a grovelling apology to China after its T-shirts caused a social media storm there

DINNER PARTY INTEL: New straws really suck

The paper straws introduced by McDonald’s last year cannot be recycled, the BBC reports

DINNER PARTY INTEL: ‘Set your ovaries free’

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has urged women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Stockpiling becomes a thing as Brexit looms

Four out of 10 Brits are stockpiling food, medicine and clothes in their homes

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: USDA helps to defeat the Nazis

Seventy-eight years ago this week, Howard Florey and Norman Heatley flew across the Atlantic with vials of freeze-dried penicillin

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Tax the richest, say wealthy Americans

A group of US billionaires who include hedge fund manager George Soros and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes have come out in support of a tax on the ...

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Harare’s ivory payday

Zimbabwe wants to trade in ivory, a move it says will help balance its ecosystem, which it says is overburdened by a thriving elephant population

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Russia gambles on Africa

Russia is building relations with African rulers, striking military deals and grooming new leaders and undercover agents to bolster its presence on the ...

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: The cost of global warming

The world’s largest listed companies expect that climate change could cost them a combined $1-trillion

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: A way to beat Aids

Could an end to the Aids epidemic be in sight?

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: After #RhodesMustFall

Cambridge University has commissioned a study into its links with slavery

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Viva capitalism

SA’s newest party, the Capitalist Party of SA, will field 10 candidates in the May 8 election on a pro-free market, individual liberty ticket

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DINNER PARTY INTEL: Save the web, says Tim Berners-Lee

30 years after he created the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee is calling for global action to tackle its ‘downward plunge to a dysfunctional future’

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