New R300m Wind-Turbine Tower Production Factory Offers Light At The End Of The Tunnel
With South Africa currently in the grip of debilitating rolling black-outs and load shedding due to the Eskom power grid being stretched to capacity, and exacerbated by a loss of capacity at its Majuba power station in Mpumalanga, it comes as a ray...
SA Airline Innovates to Reduce Fuel Consumption on Boeing 737-800s
kulula.com, South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge technology to ensure increased fuel efficiency. kulula.com known for its pioneering approach to...
SA's energy-efficient buildings are good investments
Energy-efficient commercial buildings in South Africa deliver better returns for their owners, and as a result are better investments, according to a new study conducted by Investment Property Databank (IPD) and the Green Building Council of SA...
FNB Volunteers to plant 100 trees for Gauteng schools during Arbor month
In celebration of Arbor month and the preservation of the environment, FNB Volunteers will be planting indigenous trees at schools throughout Gauteng in September and October this year. The FNB Volunteers plan to plant one hundred trees at selected...
Cape Town unveils South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank
The City of Cape Town has unveiled the first ‘green’ transport facility in South Africa that generates its own electricity, enabling it to operate off the electricity grid. Furthermore, all the water used at this facility, besides...
Source: The Good News
Signal jamming in Parly must be declared unlawful - media houses
Today at 08:10, SAST
Media houses want the Western Cape High Court to declare it was unlawful to use a signal jamming device during the Sona in February.
King Zwelithini blames 'third force' for violence
Today at 07:22, SAST
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says he welcomes the investigation by the SAHRC, but the media must also be probed for its role in the violence.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years
Today at 12:32, SAST
Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the abuse of protesters during his rule, the first of many verdicts he faces.
Sunk migrants' boat captain charged
Today at 12:46, SAST
The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, has been charged with reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.
Source: BBC News
South Africa: Army Deployed to Curb Xenophobic Attacks
Today at 14:29, SAST
[The Daily Vox] Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the defence force to Alexandra, in Johannesburg, and to parts of KwaZulu-Natal where xenophobic violence has escalated over the past two weeks. At least seven people have died, ...
Nigeria: Jonathan Fires Police Chief Abba
Today at 13:59, SAST
[Premium Times] Police IG warns against use of escorts at voting centresApril 7, 2015
Source: All Africa