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South Africa’s blackouts threaten platinum supply in top miner

Mining Dot Com 26 Jan 2023
The electricity crunch is hurting South African industry and agriculture and blackouts are expected for at least two more years, threatening output in Africa’s most industrialized economy ... “If it gets worse it will get to a point when you have certain days where we will stop sending people underground.”.
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One wormy Triassic fossil could fill a hole in the evolutionary story of amphibians

Popular Science 25 Jan 2023
But some newly found fossils of a lesser known amphibian order called caecilians—limbless, worm-like critters that live and burrow underground—could fill in some big evolutionary gaps in how present day amphibians came to be ... Modern caecilians are now exclusively home to southern Asia, South and Central America, and parts of Africa.
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New geosciences study shows Triassic fossils that reveal origins of living amphibians

Phys Dot Org 25 Jan 2023
Modern caecilians are limbless amphibians with cylindrical bodies with a compact, bullet-shaped skull that helps them burrow underground. Now exclusively home to South and Central America, Africa, and southern Asia, caecilians spend their lives burrowing in leaf-litter or soil searching for prey such as worms and insects.
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Founding speaker of parliament Frene Ginwala has died

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Jan 2023
The founding speaker of South Africa’s first democratic parliament, Frene Ginwala, has died, two weeks after suffering a stroke ... She was honoured with the Order of Luthuli in Silver in 2005 for her contributions to the struggle against gender oppression and for the creation of a non-racial, just and democratic South Africa.
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The 'super-deep' royal diamonds that are revealing Earth's secrets

Sott 08 Jan 2023
It was April 1905, and three months earlier, the surface manager at the Premier Mine in South Africa had been completing a routine inspection 18ft (5.4m) underground, when he glimpsed a reflected ...
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Miami Jewish Film Festival 2023: "This Is National Wake" at O Cinema South Beach January 16

Miami New Times 04 Jan 2023
Mirissa Neff, the film's director, learned about National Wake while watching a different music documentary, Punk in Africa ... "I grew up in the '80s in America and had a cursory knowledge of South Africa ... He also points out there were other multiracial bands in South Africa at the time ... "We were underground.
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Namibia Halts Russian Uranium Exploration Over Environmental Concerns

Beijing News 30 Dec 2022
WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - Namibia has halted Russia's state atomic energy agency's uranium exploration over concerns about potential contamination of underground water. Namibia is Africa's biggest producer of the nuclear fuel, the world's second, and in 2019 granted Russia's Rosatom subsidiary, One Uranium, exploration rights.
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South Africa’s top five restaurants

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Dec 2022
South Africa has some of the best hospitality spots — our restaurants and wines are revered by the world over ... In a celebration of the South African fine-dining experience, we’ve compiled a list of the top five restaurants in South Africa ... In 2021 Wolfgat was also named Africa’s Best Restaurant at The 50 Best Restaurants 2021.
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Will Egypt be Home to the First Driverless Metro in Africa?

Egyptian Streets 15 Dec 2022
the first driverless metro line in Africa. With a total of 27 stations, 12 being underground, the 35-kilometer-long line will run from north to south, extending from New Maadi to Al-Khosous ... city,” said Andrew DeLeone, President of Alstom in Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia.
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'Massive evidence' on evolution: Extinct human species with tiny brains 'used fire' to live underground

Interesting Engineering 08 Dec 2022
Researchers claim to have discovered new evidence of extinct human species who lived in the underground caves of modern-day South Africa ... Mystery of navigating dark narrow underground passes ... This suggests that it may have coexisted alongside Homo sapiens, which emerged in Africa around 300,000 years ago.
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Young staff are key to mining's future

Elko Daily Free Press 08 Dec 2022
Bristow spoke about his rise from a living on a farm in South Africa to running one of the largest gold mining companies in the world ... “I grew up in eastern South Africa during apartheid times a long time ago ... “Some of those deep gold mines used to have 50,000 people working underground at any one shift,” Bristow said.
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Tearlach Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer and Director

Eagle-Tribune 08 Dec 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tearlach Resources Limited (TSXV. TEA) (OTC. TELHF) (FRANKFURT ... Mr ... Prior to joining Tearlach, he was President & CEO of Silver Hammer Mining Corp ... Mr ... He played an integral role in the development and revival of Golden Star ResourcesPrestea underground mine in Ghana, West Africa ... Tel ... .
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REPEAT – Tearlach Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer and Director

Eagle-Tribune 08 Dec 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tearlach Resources Limited (TSXV. TEA) (OTC. TELHF) (FRANKFURT ... Mr ... Prior to joining Tearlach, he was President & CEO of Silver Hammer Mining Corp ... Mr ... He played an integral role in the development and revival of Golden Star ResourcesPrestea underground mine in Ghana, West Africa ... Tel ... .
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Hyperspecific: The Best Electronic Music Of 2022

The Quietus 07 Dec 2022
Elsewhere, represented by artists like Nick León, INVT and Bitter Babe, the Miami scene should be credited as one of the most adventurous current club hubs, while in the global underground, labels from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, as well as those ...
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Pre-human ancestor believed to have used fire as a tool, researchers say

Sandhills Express 02 Dec 2022
A momentous discovery in South Africa could turn our understanding of human history on its head ... Renowned paleoanthropologist Lee Berger drew sharp criticism for hypothesizing Homo naledi was deliberately placing its dead in a dark, dangerous underground chamber in the Rising Star caves just outside Johannesburg, South Africa.

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