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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Top Stories

Signal jamming in Parly must be declared unlawful - media houses

Today at 08:10, SAST

Media houses want the Western Cape High Court to declare it was unlawful to use a signal jamming device during the Sona in February.


King Zwelithini blames 'third force' for violence

Today at 07:22, SAST

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says he welcomes the investigation by the SAHRC, but the media must also be probed for its role in the violence.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years

Today at 12:32, SAST

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the abuse of protesters during his rule, the first of many verdicts he faces.


Sunk migrants' boat captain charged

Today at 12:46, SAST

The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, has been charged with reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

South Africa: Army Deployed to Curb Xenophobic Attacks

Today at 14:29, SAST

[The Daily Vox] Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the defence force to Alexandra, in Johannesburg, and to parts of KwaZulu-Natal where xenophobic violence has escalated over the past two weeks. At least seven people have died, ...


Nigeria: Jonathan Fires Police Chief Abba

Today at 13:59, SAST

[Premium Times] Police IG warns against use of escorts at voting centresApril 7, 2015


Source: All Africa
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