Nature

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
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Top Stories

Thousands march over death of Putin critic

Yesterday at 16:54, SAST

Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow on Sunday to honour slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin.


SAA's Dudu Myeni 'target of fake bank accounts plot'

Yesterday at 14:12, SAST

SA Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni was the victim of a fake offshore bank account hoax to get her fired, various Sunday newspapers reported.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Mass rally for Nemtsov in Moscow

Yesterday at 22:10, SAST

Tens of thousands of people march in Moscow to honour Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.


Nigerian mob kills bomb suspect

Yesterday at 17:25, SAST

A young woman is beaten to death by a Nigerian mob in the belief she was on a suicide mission, in an area hit by Boko Haram attacks.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Lesotho: Election Results Expected Soon in Lesotho

Yesterday at 09:21, SAST

[allAfrica]Lesotho's early elections went smoothly on Saturday and it is hoped results will be declared on Sunday, news agencies report.


Mali: Parties Sign Preliminary Peace Deal

Yesterday at 20:14, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]Mali has signed a preliminary peace deal to end fighting with northern rebel fighters. But the main Tuareg-led armed coalition, which has demanded autonomy, wants more time for consultations.


Source: All Africa
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