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    Africa's first biofuel flights take off in South Africa

    In a first for Africa, flights fuelled with a biofuel made from a tobacco plant grown in Limpopo travelled successfully between Johannesburg and Cape Town earlier this month. It is believed biofuels could greatly reduce the aviation industry's carbon footprint.

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    South Africa's Kagiso Rabada breaks awards record

    South African 2016 Cricketer of the Year Kagiso Rabada is the youngest player to have won Cricket South Africa's highest honour. The fast bowler took home a record six trophies at the annual awards ceremony, among them SA Fans' Player of the Year.

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    Kenyan running shoe company inspired by country's Olympic spirit

    Kenyan athletes have dominated the world of long-distance running for decades. A new Kenyan company wants to use that dominance to enter the competitive but lucrative global running shoe consumer market.

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    South African win at Google Science Fair

    A young South Africa has walked away with the Google Science Fair Community Impact Award in the Africa/Middle East region, and has made it to the final leg of the competition. Her winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable solution to drought.

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    Q&A with South African athlete Akani Simbine

    Akani Simbine, a South African athlete competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this year, recently set a new 100m record for his country. With only days to go till the Olympic Games, Simbine shares more about his life.

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    Drug ATM for South Africans

    Latest technological advancements meet health care with the pharmacy dispensing unit (PDU). Working like an ATM, people in need of medicine are able to draw treatments they need. The facility is currently being piloted at a Johannesburg hospital.

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