SANParks makes inroads in war against rhino poaching
Apr 15 at 12:07, SAST
Skukuza - South African National Parks (SANParks) authorities say gains are being made in the war against rhino poaching, with eight suspected poachers arrested in the past week.
City's residents feed 40 tons of household organic waste to earthworms
Apr 8 at 23:06, SAST
Within only eight months, 40 tons of household organic waste has been diverted from landfill sites through the second phase of the City of Cape Town’s home composting study. This follows on the first phase of the City’s home composting study with 19 households which was concluded in October 2012.
Samsung Hands Over Digital Village
Apr 2 at 14:01, SAST
The Digital Village will provide much-needed education and health services to the community of Malibongwe Ridge, in Cosmo City.
Earth Hour Saves SA Power
Mar 31 at 09:35, SAST
South African saved 575 megawatts during Earth Hour, Eskom said on Sunday.
Wits to Honour Environmentalist, Bird Specialist, Artist
Mar 28 at 20:42, SAST
The University of the Witwatersrand will be conferring an honorary doctorate on ecologist, environmentalist, bird specialist and artist, Mr Duncan Butchart (duncanbutchart.wordpress.com/about/), during its March-April Graduations Cluster on Monday, 31 March 2014.
South African wins Stockholm Water Prize
Mar 25 at 17:09, SAST
South African-born and trained engineer, researcher and policy maker John Briscoe was named on Monday as the winner of the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize for 2014.
Superb art collection to benefit Wildlands Conservation Trust
Mar 20 at 22:17, SAST
A collection of superb art from some of South Africa's top contemporary artists will be auctioned to benefit the Wildlands Conservation Trust.
The fight against Rhino poaching gets a R 1 Million boost
Mar 12 at 14:19, SAST
Today, Unitrans Volkswagen Divisional Chief Executive, Mr. Kevin Gillmer, handed a cheque of R 1 051 720 to the SANParks Honorary Rangers, celebrating the Unitrans Volkswagen financial contribution for 2013 to the Unite Against Poaching effort.
Plant a tree for life
Mar 10 at 13:13, SAST
After racking up a considerable number of air miles Misha Teasdale decided to offset his carbon footprint.
Conservation Detection Dog, A First For SA
Mar 10 at 13:05, SAST
South African experts have gained the help of man's best friend to carry out conservation detection work on the endangered geometric tortoise.
Source: The Good News
Political parties use Easter service to encourage voting
Yesterday at 19:40, SAST
Political party leaders have spent Easter Sunday encouraging people to cast their ballot in upcoming elections and not to heed the "Vote No" campaign.
ANC Youth League marks Madiba speech with call to vote
Yesterday at 16:56, SAST
The ANCYL has used the 50th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial speech to say that not voting in coming elections would be blasphemous.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Ferry transcript reveals crew panic
Yesterday at 17:05, SAST
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.
Russian outrage at Ukraine killing
Yesterday at 21:46, SAST
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
Source: BBC News
Algeria: Soldiers Killed in Mountain Ambush
Yesterday at 17:31, SAST
[Deutsche Welle]In the deadliest attack in years, 11 Algerian soldiers have been killed while returning from a mountain patrol. The attack follows last week's presidential poll.
Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Five-Year-Old in School Attack
Yesterday at 17:43, SAST
[Daily Trust]Police in Bauchi State said suspected gunmen set ablaze some houses in the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Yana, killing a five-year old girl on Sunday.
Source: All Africa