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South Africa: Motorists to see petrol prices breach the R10 mark in May

South African motorists are in for a rough and expensive ride as petrol prices are set to breach the R10/l mark on May 4 this year, last seen in mid-2008. South Africa’s Department of Energy announced on Thursday that petrol pump prices for all grades of petrol in the main inland commercial region would increase […]

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Radiation risks from Fukushima Nuclear Plant ‘no longer negligible’

The risks associated with iodine-131 contamination in Europe are no longer “negligible,” according to CRIIRAD, a French research body on radioactivity. The NGO is advising pregnant women and infants against “risky behaviour,” such as consuming fresh milk or vegetables with large leaves. Background After the radioactive cloud emanating from Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant reached […]

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