The world renowned palaeo-anthropologist Philip Tobias has left an extraordinary legacy. (See http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/tobias-at-84-still-sharp-witty-and-engaging ) A memorial celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday 20th June at 5pm in the Wits Great Hall. RSVP to 011 717 1327 or email@example.com.
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A team led by Professor Lee Berger, a renowned palaeoanthropologist from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (aka Wits University) has described and named a new species of hominid, Australopithecus sediba, almost two million years old, which was discovered in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, 40 kilometres out of Johannesburg, South Africa. “Sediba, [...]