Nature

New R300m Wind-Turbine Tower Production Factory Offers Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Nov 11 at 23:00, SAST

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 Airline Innovates to Reduce Fuel Consumption on Boeing 737-800s

Oct 22

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 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.
SA's energy-efficient buildings are good investments

Sep 15 at 16:25, SAST

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 (GBCSA).


FNB Volunteers to plant 100 trees for Gauteng schools during Arbor month

Sep 5 at 15:03, SAST

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 schools.


Cape Town unveils South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank

Aug 25 at 13:19, SAST

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 drinking water, is provided for through rooftop rainwater harvesting and recycling.
Do It Yourself

May 29 at 10:04, SAST


Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 22:03, SAST

Creativity could turn unsightly and unhealthy litter into an opportunity for schools to win their share of R60 000 in the annual Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition, while also encouraging learners to be more eco-conscious.


Launch of 'My Green Home' Challenge

May 5 at 12:04, SAST

One South African family will change their home to help change the world Today the Ngewana family launched their public journey of greening their home and lifestyle. Bulelwa Ngewana, the Mother of the family says: We've always had good intentions, but haven't been sure about where to start. So we're taking on the My Green Home challenge, and we'll be getting help with training and a sponsored green 'makeover'. The Ngewanas are improving their habits and will install energy-efficiency and green equipment, to show others how to save money by going green.
Durban Activist Wins International Environmental Prize

May 1 at 09:36, SAST

Durban's tireless campaigner, Desmond D'Sa, is one of six grassroots environmental activists from around the world who has been chosen by the US based Goldman Environmental Foundation to be awarded the prestigious 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize.


SANParks makes inroads in war against rhino poaching

Apr 15 at 11:07, 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.


Source: The Good News
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M&G dismisses government's denial on Nigerian bartering

Today at 17:59, SAST

The government denies the Mail & Guardian's findings of bartering by Minister Radebe, but editor Angela Quintal underlines that the paper has proof.


EFF to go to court over MPs' suspensions

Today at 14:48, SAST

The EFF said it would go to court over the suspension of 12 of its MPs from Parliament after they chanted "pay back the money" to Zuma over Nkandla.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack

Today at 21:06, SAST

Dozens are killed and many more hurt in a bomb and gun attack during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in Nigeria's city of Kano.


Pope call to combat fanaticism

Today at 15:30, SAST

Pope Francis calls for all faiths to enter a dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Nigeria: Hundreds Feared Dead in Kano Mosque Blasts

Today at 20:52, SAST

[This Day]Kano -Over 200 people were feared killed in Kano during a multiple bomb blast that rocked the central mosque during Friday prayer.


South Africa: Govt Denies Weapons for Bodies Barter with Nigeria

Today at 13:58, SAST

[SAPA]Johannesburg -Government on Friday rubbished claims that Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe promised weapons to Nigeria in return for the repatriation of the bodies of those killed in a building collapse in Lagos.


Source: All Africa
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