CAN DO! Trekking for Trash trek completed
May 6 at 14:43, SAST
Two of South Africa’s inspirational social change adventurers have taken their last steps in the 3000km, seven month CAN DO! Trekking for Trash trek.
SA: fastest growing renewable market in G20 during 2012
Apr 17 at 14:39, SAST
Among the group of G-20 nations, South Africa was the fastest-growing market, with investment rising from less than $30 million in 2011 to $5.5 billion in 2012, a 20,500% increase.
Wetlands prioritisation project brings positive impact on birdlife
Apr 17 at 14:16, SAST
Imagine migrating birds, one year, arriving and finding an industrial area instead of this wetland?” This question was posed at the opening of the first permanent bird ringing centre in the country at the Grootvaly Blesbokspruit Wetland Reserve in Springs recently.
R6m to fight rhino poaching
Mar 5 at 13:35, SAST
Unitrans Volkswagen is proud to announce that their donation to the Unite against Poaching fund stands at R6 Million.
GPT commits to water and sustainable greener communities
Feb 26 at 12:02, SAST
Global Payment Technologies (GPT) is planting 1,111 trees in celebration of World Water Day, in this international year of water cooperation.
Aurecon team reinvests competition winnings in wetland research
Feb 11 at 14:07, SAST
Aurecon employees across the globe are involved in projects that are making a daily difference to the communities in which they work.
8 year old donates R 5,000 prize to Unite against Poaching
Jan 23 at 11:31, SAST
8-year-old, Afeefah Patel from Evans Park, Johannesburg, has won the SANParks Kudu Award for wildlife conservation for writing a letter to President Jacob Zuma asking for his assistance in saving endangered rhinos.
School year starts with new life for old billboards
Jan 10 at 15:01, SAST
The school year is starting in style for hundreds of grade R pupils whose anxious parents, who are unable to equip them with appropriate kit, watched happily as the new learners received funky pencil cases, chair bags and school backpacks recycled from old vinyl advertising billboards.
Fishing line bins initiative rolled out
Nov 14, 2012 at 14:39, SAST
Following the successful implementation of a pilot project which uses PVC pipe as bins for discarded fishing line along the Overberg Gansbaai shoreline, beaches on the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape Coast will soon have their very own bins where fishermen can throw away their broken or used lines.
Jo'burg turning trash into treasure
Oct 12, 2012 at 12:10, SAST
On Monday, 01 October 2012 Pikitup rolled out phase two of its Separation at Source Project to the Zondi serviced depot areas in Soweto. The project not only encourages residents to recycle their household refuse, which is ordinarily tossed away, but it also promotes job creation through the exchange of money for recyclable waste.
Source: The Good News
Guptas score in Joburg property valuation roll
Yesterday at 11:35, SAST
The value of a property owned by the Gupta family in Johannesburg has dropped from R16.8-million to R490 000, the Saturday Star reported.
DA, Mpumalanga education dept condemn alleged racial segregation
Yesterday at 10:07, SAST
The DA and the Mpumalanga education department has condemned an alleged incident of racial segregation at Hendrina Combined School, near Middelburg.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Pakistani politician is shot dead
Today at 00:02, SAST
Pakistani politician Zahra Shahid Hussain, a senior member of Imran Khan's Movement for Justice party, is shot dead in the city of Karachi.
Massacre suspect held in Ivory Coast
Yesterday at 22:57, SAST
The authorities in Ivory Coast arrest militia leader Amade Oueremi, suspected of one of the worst massacres during 2011 post-election violence.
Source: BBC News
Nigeria: Insurgents Disguising in Military Camouflage - Army
Yesterday at 16:24, SAST
[Daily Trust]The Nigerian Army yesterday accused Boko Haram gunmen of disguising themselves in fake army camouflage to carry out attacks on civilians at Bama, Borno State and Daura in Katsina State.
Africa: The Diaspora Can Help Fuel Rwanda's Technology and Digital Ambitions
Yesterday at 15:33, SAST
[African Arguments]As Rwanda day 2013 comes to London for the first time, let me take this opportunity to talk about the role that the Rwandan business community in the diaspora can playing by embracing the creation of Rwanda startup culture and ...
Source: All Africa