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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The M&G invites applications for a social justice fellowship

Today at 13:13, SAST

If social justice is your beat, we'd like to invite you to apply for the M&G and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation's social justice reporting fellowship.


Peers fear upright water affairs official was assassinated

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Hawks investigators have taken over the case, initially thought to be just a robbery gone wrong


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Bomber attacks Saudi Shia mosque

Today at 13:16, SAST

A suicide bomber strikes a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, leaving at least 10 dead, amid rising Sunni-Shia tensions in the region.


Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'

Today at 11:38, SAST

Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Kenya: Locust-Rich Diet Good for the Heart

Today at 12:19, SAST

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Research carried out by Kenyan scientists in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture shows that consuming the Desert Locust could be good for the heart.


Kenya: Fresh Attack Thwarted in Garissa County - Govt

Today at 12:02, SAST

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police officers on Thursday thwarted an attempted terror attack at Yumbis village in Ijara constituency within Garissa County by Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militia.


Source: All Africa
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