South Africa's rhino fight takes to the air
Dec 2 at 12:54, SAST
South African National Parks (SANParks) is to beef up its arsenal in the fight against rhino poaching with the deployment of a Gazelle military helicopter.
Pretoria researcher ranked amongst 2013's International Green Talents
Nov 7 at 14:06, SAST
South African Heinrich Badenhorst, a researcher for SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) in Carbon Materials and Technology at the University of Pretoria, has been selected as one of 25 winners by a high ranking jury of international experts.
SAA, Boeing in biofuel partnership
Oct 14 at 14:04, SAST
South African Airways (SAA) and US aerospace giant Boeing are to work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in southern Africa, a first for the continent.
Rhino Fund to assist anti-poaching initiatives
Sep 17 at 13:44, SAST
In an effort to coordinate the financing of anti-poaching initiatives, the Department of Environmental Affairs is to establish a National Rhino Fund in consultation with the National Treasury.
SA's first grid-connected solar PV plant
Sep 17 at 13:41, SAST
Norway-based Scatec Solar announced on Monday that it had completed its 75-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Kalkbult in the Northern Cape three months ahead of schedule ...
Thandi the rhino's story goes to China
Sep 13 at 15:27, SAST
NHNZ is a factual television production company based in New Zealand that is working with conservation organisation WildAid to produce a 2 x one hour documentary series, which follows the high profile Chinese basketball star Yao Ming on a journey from China to Africa to learn more about the tragic consequences in Africa attributed to the increase in the consumption of ivory and rhino horn in Asia ...
New plane to support Kruger anti-poaching efforts
Sep 6 at 14:41, SAST
Aerial surveillance is one of the most effective tools game rangers have against the poachers ...
Township based recycling business receives huge donation
Jun 11 at 12:04, SAST
A township based recycling business is increasingly gaining recognition for its services and impact on the community, prompting a leading waste management NPO to donate them a state-of-the-art recycling machine, as part of their strategy to assist capable new entrants in the sector to grow.
SAA among six airlines to pass environmental assessment
Jun 10 at 14:26, SAST
South African Airways (SAA) has become one of the first six airlines in the world to achieve IATA (International Air Transport Association) Environmental Assessment Stage 1 status.
Google invests in SA renewable energy
May 31 at 13:03, SAST
Search engine giant Google has invested R103-million in the Jasper power project, a 96 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant near Upington in South Africa's Northern Cape province, the organisation announced on Thursday.
Source: The Good News
SABC censors footage of Zuma booing at Mandela memorial
Today at 13:31, SAST
Sources from the SABC say they were instructed to cut away during a live broadcast, when Jacob Zuma was being booed during Nelson Mandela's memorial.
Public can view Mandela's body at Union Buildings
Today at 12:52, SAST
The Mandela family and government representatives have viewed the body of former president Nelson Mandela, currently lying in state in Pretoria.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
India court reinstates gay sex ban
Today at 12:42, SAST
India's Supreme Court overturns a 2009 ruling and upholds a law criminalising gay sex, in a move seen as a major blow to gay rights.
US suspends non-lethal Syria aid
Today at 13:57, SAST
The US suspends all non-lethal assistance for the opposition in northern Syria after Islamist rebels seize bases belonging to the Free Syrian Army.
Source: BBC News
South Africa: Boos & Cheers Greet Leaders At Mandela Service
Yesterday at 21:26, SAST
[allAfrica]The world was treated to a display at the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela of how South Africa was freed from apartheid and became a democracy: a feisty, even bloody-minded citizenry determined to have its say, backed by ...
Egypt: Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia Fail to Agree On Dam Construction
Today at 11:18, SAST
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt failed to reach an agreement on the disputed Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project and decided to refer the sticking points to a third meeting.
Source: All Africa