DINNER PARTY INTEL: Trouble in the tusk trade

Four of SA’s neighbours are considering breaking away from the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species to set up a parallel organisation to ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: New twists in our code

Scientists say they have finally sequenced the full human genome, which is made up of nearly 3.06-billion letters

DINNER PARTY INTEL: An escalating cold war

Chinese lawmakers plan to pass legislation this week to retaliate for sanctions imposed by Western governments on Chinese companies and officials.

DINNER PARTY INTEL: China lifts cap on births

Married couples in China will for the first time be allowed to have three children, up from two

DINNER PARTY INTEL: SA oxygen alert

SA is among 19 countries thought to be most at risk of running out of oxygen as surging Covid cases push supplies to the limit, says a report

DINNER PARTY INTEL: No black Friends

The producers of the much-awaited reunion episode of hit 1990s sitcom Friends have been slammed for not including any black celebrities in its guest lineup

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Up inheritance tax

Inheritance tax should become a larger slice of government tax revenue after the pandemic, says the rich-nation Organisation for Economic Co-operation & ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Pandora’s lab-grown carats

The world’s biggest jeweller, Pandora, is switching exclusively to laboratory-made diamonds and will no longer sell mined diamonds

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Malaria breakthrough

A University of Oxford team has announced a breakthrough malaria vaccine found to be 77% effective

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Jabs all in a row

Health minister Zweli Mkhize assured the Western Cape it needn't buy its own Covid shots as the national government had secured enough for all provinces to ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Another Covid find

A clinical trial in Britain has found that budesonide, a steroid widely used for asthma, can speed up recovery from Covid and may lower hospital admission rates

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Another Covid find

A clinical trial in Britain has found that budesonide, a steroid widely used for asthma, can speed up recovery from Covid and may lower hospital admission rates

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Seabed mining fears

BMW, Volvo, Google and Samsung are lending their weight to calls for a moratorium on such proposals

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Bright stars over China

Bank of China’s net profit surged almost 70% in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared with the same period the previous year

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Earn the bonus, or else

UK company directors must justify dividend payments and face the threat of their bonuses being clawed back if they do not act in the interests of customers and ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Spirit molecule on trial

A powerful hallucinogenic drug is being trialled as a potential cure for depression for the first time