South Africa's rhino fight takes to the air
Dec 2 at 12:54, SAST
South African National Parks (SANParks) is to beef up its arsenal in the fight against rhino poaching with the deployment of a Gazelle military helicopter.
Pretoria researcher ranked amongst 2013's International Green Talents
Nov 7 at 14:06, SAST
South African Heinrich Badenhorst, a researcher for SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) in Carbon Materials and Technology at the University of Pretoria, has been selected as one of 25 winners by a high ranking jury of international experts.
SAA, Boeing in biofuel partnership
Oct 14 at 14:04, SAST
South African Airways (SAA) and US aerospace giant Boeing are to work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in southern Africa, a first for the continent.
Rhino Fund to assist anti-poaching initiatives
Sep 17 at 13:44, SAST
In an effort to coordinate the financing of anti-poaching initiatives, the Department of Environmental Affairs is to establish a National Rhino Fund in consultation with the National Treasury.
SA's first grid-connected solar PV plant
Sep 17 at 13:41, SAST
Norway-based Scatec Solar announced on Monday that it had completed its 75-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Kalkbult in the Northern Cape three months ahead of schedule ...
Thandi the rhino's story goes to China
Sep 13 at 15:27, SAST
NHNZ is a factual television production company based in New Zealand that is working with conservation organisation WildAid to produce a 2 x one hour documentary series, which follows the high profile Chinese basketball star Yao Ming on a journey from China to Africa to learn more about the tragic consequences in Africa attributed to the increase in the consumption of ivory and rhino horn in Asia ...
New plane to support Kruger anti-poaching efforts
Sep 6 at 14:41, SAST
Aerial surveillance is one of the most effective tools game rangers have against the poachers ...
Township based recycling business receives huge donation
Jun 11 at 12:04, SAST
A township based recycling business is increasingly gaining recognition for its services and impact on the community, prompting a leading waste management NPO to donate them a state-of-the-art recycling machine, as part of their strategy to assist capable new entrants in the sector to grow.
SAA among six airlines to pass environmental assessment
Jun 10 at 14:26, SAST
South African Airways (SAA) has become one of the first six airlines in the world to achieve IATA (International Air Transport Association) Environmental Assessment Stage 1 status.
Google invests in SA renewable energy
May 31 at 13:03, SAST
Search engine giant Google has invested R103-million in the Jasper power project, a 96 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant near Upington in South Africa's Northern Cape province, the organisation announced on Thursday.
Source: The Good News
Lindiwe Sisulu remembers her uncle Madiba
Yesterday at 21:16, SAST
Minister of Public Service and Administration Lindiwe Sisulu has spoken about her close bond with the Mandela family.
World leaders to speak at Mandela memorial
Yesterday at 21:04, SAST
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela will include tributes by family members and various foreign leaders, including US President Barack Obama.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Mandela daughter recalls final hours
Yesterday at 17:07, SAST
Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe tells the BBC about the former president's "wonderful" final moments, with the whole family around him.
Ukraine police move on opposition
Yesterday at 22:35, SAST
Ukrainian security forces are moving in on anti-government protesters and an opposition party, in a stand-off over government dealings with the EU.
Source: BBC News
Liberia: Fighting for Liberia's Future – One Issue at a Time
Yesterday at 16:09, SAST
[allAfrica]Dubai -A Conversation with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Grows Seven-Fold in Seven Years
Yesterday at 16:03, SAST
[allAfrica]Ethiopian Airlines began operations in 1946 as a joint operation managed by the American carrier TWA, using World War II aircraft acquired from the U.S. military to transport passengers and cargo to Cairo and other nearby destinations. ...
Source: All Africa