Nature

Do It Yourself

May 29 at 09:04, SAST


Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 21:03, 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 11:04, 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 08:36, 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 10:07, 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 21:06, 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 12:01, 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 07:35, SAST

South African saved 575 megawatts during Earth Hour, Eskom said on Sunday.


Wits to Honour Environmentalist, Bird Specialist, Artist

Mar 28 at 18:42, 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 15:09, 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.


Source: The Good News
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Fikile Mbalula - minister of selfies

Today at 13:21, SAST

Whether pouting, saluting or just swagging, the minister of sports and recreation has recreated the political selfie. Take note, politicians.


Groenewald vs Mngxitama - the struggle continues

Today at 11:45, SAST

Tension between FF+ and EFF MPs continues, this time at a land reform budget debate where Andile Mngxitama was kicked out.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands

Today at 17:01, SAST

The first two planes carrying victims of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 land in the Netherlands where a day of mourning has been declared.


UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

Today at 15:46, SAST

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Nigeria: As Govt Loses Ground in North-East, a 15-Point Plan for Nigeria

Today at 10:15, SAST

[AfricaPlus]July 23 marks 100 days since the Chibok girls were abducted. The Boko Haram insurgency has brought to world attention the shortcomings of Nigeria's army, police, and other security services. President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking ...


Somalia: Somali Lawmaker Killed in Mogadishu

Today at 16:31, SAST

[VOA]Gunmen in Somalia's capital have shot dead a member of parliament -- the fourth Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu this year. A government official tells VOA's Somali Service that Saado Ali Warsame was killed Wednesday near the Ambassador ...


Source: All Africa
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