Green light for Eskom wind farm
Yesterday at 14:15, SAST
The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has granted Eskom a licence for its Sere wind farm in the Western Cape, the power parastatal said on Monday.
CAN DO! Trekking for Trash trek completed
May 6 at 14:43, SAST
Two of South Africa’s inspirational social change adventurers have taken their last steps in the 3000km, seven month CAN DO! Trekking for Trash trek.
SA: fastest growing renewable market in G20 during 2012
Apr 17 at 14:39, SAST
Among the group of G-20 nations, South Africa was the fastest-growing market, with investment rising from less than $30 million in 2011 to $5.5 billion in 2012, a 20,500% increase.
Wetlands prioritisation project brings positive impact on birdlife
Apr 17 at 14:16, SAST
Imagine migrating birds, one year, arriving and finding an industrial area instead of this wetland?” This question was posed at the opening of the first permanent bird ringing centre in the country at the Grootvaly Blesbokspruit Wetland Reserve in Springs recently.
R6m to fight rhino poaching
Mar 5 at 13:35, SAST
Unitrans Volkswagen is proud to announce that their donation to the Unite against Poaching fund stands at R6 Million.
GPT commits to water and sustainable greener communities
Feb 26 at 12:02, SAST
Global Payment Technologies (GPT) is planting 1,111 trees in celebration of World Water Day, in this international year of water cooperation.
Aurecon team reinvests competition winnings in wetland research
Feb 11 at 14:07, SAST
Aurecon employees across the globe are involved in projects that are making a daily difference to the communities in which they work.
8 year old donates R 5,000 prize to Unite against Poaching
Jan 23 at 11:31, SAST
8-year-old, Afeefah Patel from Evans Park, Johannesburg, has won the SANParks Kudu Award for wildlife conservation for writing a letter to President Jacob Zuma asking for his assistance in saving endangered rhinos.
School year starts with new life for old billboards
Jan 10 at 15:01, SAST
The school year is starting in style for hundreds of grade R pupils whose anxious parents, who are unable to equip them with appropriate kit, watched happily as the new learners received funky pencil cases, chair bags and school backpacks recycled from old vinyl advertising billboards.
Fishing line bins initiative rolled out
Nov 14, 2012 at 14:39, SAST
Following the successful implementation of a pilot project which uses PVC pipe as bins for discarded fishing line along the Overberg Gansbaai shoreline, beaches on the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape Coast will soon have their very own bins where fishermen can throw away their broken or used lines.
Source: The Good News
Farlam commission: Officer admits to drawing up Marikana plan
Yesterday at 20:50, SAST
Senior police officer Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Scott has admitted to drawing up the plan to deal with striking Marikana miners last year.
Tributes continue pouring in for Mbuli
Yesterday at 20:16, SAST
The death of SABC radio and television presenter Vuyo Mbuli has deprived SA of an intelligent and spirited individual, the Anglican church says.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Today at 04:41, SAST
At least 51 people are killed after a gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening whole neighbourhoods.
Rios Montt's conviction overturned
Today at 05:18, SAST
Guatemalan former military leader Efrain Rios Montt has his conviction for genocide overturned by the constitutional court.
Source: BBC News
Tanzania: The Emergence of Domestic Militancy
Today at 05:17, SAST
[ThinkAfricaPress]Domestic militants in Tanzania currently lack the capability to inflict major damage, but the risk of attacks is likely to increase in coming months.
Africa: South Africa, Kenya Look to Film Partnerships
Today at 05:08, SAST
[SA Info]South Africa and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday that will enable filmmakers from the two countries to work together in telling the continent's stories.
Source: All Africa