$20 billion and 700,000 jobs from Proposed Shale Gas Projects in the Karoo

South Africa will gazette final regulations for shale gas exploration by June, two years after releasing draft rules and as companies reconsider investments due to volatile oil prices and delays in awarding licenses.

#ThrowBackThursday: SA ‘Lion King’ Is Like One of the Pride

Back in 2009, Sky News interviewed animal behaviourist, Kevin Richardson, about his remarkable friendship with an entire pride of lions in South Africa.

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 of light that GRI - Renewable Industries officially announced the opening of their new R 300 Million wind turbine tower production facility in Atlantis, Cape Town.
SA City to Win ‘Global Earth Hour Capital’ Again this Year?

Earth Hour, which was launched by WWF in 2007, is observed annually on the last Saturday of March each year between 8.30pm and 9.30pm local time in over 160 countries and over 7,000 cities by hundreds of millions of people. Typically, people and city managers switch off their lights for the hour in a symbolic call to global leaders to make smart decisions about dealing with climate change.
Cape Town unveils South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank, 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. known for its pioneering approach to aviation, recently fitted a new set of Split Scimitar Winglets (SSW), on one of its aircraft, making it the first African carrier to install this new technology.

Source: The Good News

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Auditor general flags R25.7bn in irregular govt spending

Yesterday at 15:41, SAST

Our national and provincial departments racked up R25.7-billion in irregular expenditure, although this was 27% less than the year before.

Help us expose tax dodgers

Yesterday at 13:56, SAST

Dear reader. We’re investigating corporate tax dodging and we need your help.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued

Today at 01:22, SAST

The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.

US bombed Kunduz clinic 'in error'

Yesterday at 19:27, SAST

A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.

Source: BBC News


Central African Republic: Gun Battles Cripple Access to Healthcare

Yesterday at 11:45, SAST

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bambari, Central African Republic -After gunmen burned down her village in scrubland of Central African Republic's Ouaka region, Marceline Wanou fled into the forest with her two young sons, hoping to return in a few ...

Africa: Are Young People the Answer to Food Security?

Yesterday at 20:30, SAST

[IPS] Lusaka -Are you young, energetic, creative, ambitious and need a job? Africa's agriculture sector needs you!

Source: All Africa