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Random Exercise #4: The nonexistent 5-Manifold in Bredon's book

Dear all, sorry for not having posted anything so far but my master thesis (stable classification of certain families of four manifolds) and PhD interviews have been keeping me very busy :) 335 more words

Algebraic Topology

Pension Fund Scandal Affects Thousands of Textile Workers

The misappropriation of more than R100 million of textile workers retirement savings led to a former union organiser,Richard Kawie and his partner,Sam Buthelezi,being criminally charged in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court. 145 more words

H3 Africa

UCT academic Michelle Skelton related to one of Gumtree murder accused

Michelle Skelton, a project manager for the H3 Africa consortium,based at the University of Cape Town  Heath Sciences Faculty,is a cousin to Tania Majiet,one of the accused in the Gumtree Murder case which took place in Cape Town in 2012. 208 more words

H3 Africa

Representing bird atlas data (SABAP2) on a map

In a previous post, I plotted maps of my sampling sites for fynbos-endemic birds on a map, overlaying a polygon representing the fynbos to get an idea of how well I was covering the range of these birds. 614 more words

Fynbos

Guptas Lied About Selling Their Shares

The Gupta’s were a big part of the news cycle last year and controversy led them to announce plans to sell all shares in their business operations by the end of 2016. 547 more words

Money

Bergy Waters

We’ve moved into—and almost through—the furious fifties with the screaming sixties awaiting our imminent arrival. By now we’ve spotted our first iceberg and the hype was real. 690 more words