SA and Chile dance to their own tune as miners battle policy uncertainty

2017-07-13 07:53

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has signed a cooperation agreement with his Chilean counterpart, but both countries have scared off investors over onerous new policies and legislative uncertainty.

Qantas flight hit by mass vomiting episode

2013-08-01 12:40

Dozens of people were rushed off a Qantas flight for medical treatment after a stomach bug struck mid-journey.

F1 veteran takes on Dakar

2013-01-04 13:43

Alessandro Caffi, an Italian Formula 1 veteran, traded his race car for a Fiat Panda during the 2012 Dakar. In 2013 he hopes to actually complete the race...

Under pressure

2009-09-14 15:38

Moms who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are at a greater risk of heart disease later on.


Chile pulls out of 2016 Dakar Rally

2015-04-09 07:43

Chile has pulled out of the 2016 Dakar Rally due to flash-flood damage in its northern, desert region but hopes to rejoin the event in 2017.

SA riders cling to top 20

2013-01-10 12:20

South African riders Darryl Curtis and Riaan van Niekerk are still in the top 20 as the Dakar 2013 enters Day 6 of its 500km, 15-day haul from Lima in Peru to Santiago in Chile.

Race preview: 2013 Dakar Rally

2012-11-27 18:14

459 vehicles from 53 countries with 8000km of rugged terrain ahead... the 2013 'Dakar' Rally warm-up is already under way. Get the latest news from the gruelling 15-day race.

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