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The weekend wrap

The Weekend Wrap – Photos show Jagersfontein devastation, breakthrough from Rising Star caves announced soon

The Weekend Wrap – Photos show Jagersfontein devastation, breakthrough from Rising Star caves announced soon
FILE PHOTO: South African President Nelson Mandela is accompanied by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in a carriage ride to a Buckingham Palace lunch during his state visit, in London, Britain July 9, 1996. REUTERS/Simon Kreitem CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 11: Ronald Brown of South Africa in action during day 3 of the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 at DHL Stadium on September 11, 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Anton Geyser/Gallo Images) JAGERSFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 13: A vehicle overturned after a mining dam burst on September 13, 2022 in Jagersfontein, South Africa. People are trying to recover their belongings and cleaning their houses. Search and rescue teams are still searching for 2 missing persons. (Photo by Gallo Images/Alet Pretorius)

A preventable disaster all but wipes out Jagersfontein, the Rising Star caves are about to reveal a new scientific breakthrough and Discovery poses an investment riddle – all in this weekend’s wrap of the week.

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