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

Zuma's son wants foreigners out of the country

Today at 07:38, SAST

President Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, has come out in full support of King Goodwill Zwelithini's controversial call to deport foreigners from SA.


Delaying congress could further 'demoralise' Western Cape ANC

Yesterday at 15:37, SAST

Postponing elections for the Western Cape's ANC leadership could dampen efforts to revive the party's fortunes in the province, says an expert.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Nigeria's Buhari hails poll victory

Today at 07:19, SAST

The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, hails a "vote for change" and thanks beaten rival Goodluck Jonathan.


'Progress' in Iran nuclear talks

Today at 05:37, SAST

Russian and Iranian negotiators claim progress has been made over Iran's nuclear programme, as talks continue beyond a deadline for a deal.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Nigeria: Buhari Emerges as President-Elect in Historic Win

Yesterday at 18:54, SAST

[Premium Times] Abuja -After three previous failed shots at the presidency, Muhammadu Buhari is finally moving into Aso Rock, Nigeria's presidential palace,as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


Angola: Lawyers, Rights Groups Rally Around Author Marquez

Today at 08:41, SAST

[IPS] New York -The Southern Africa Litigation Centre, Amnesty International and over a dozen other human rights organisations including the African Commission on Human and People's Rights have signed an open letter demanding justice for crusading ...


Source: All Africa
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