SANParks makes inroads in war against rhino poaching
Apr 15 at 12:07, 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 23:06, 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 14:01, 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 09:35, SAST
South African saved 575 megawatts during Earth Hour, Eskom said on Sunday.
Wits to Honour Environmentalist, Bird Specialist, Artist
Mar 28 at 20:42, 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 17:09, 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.
Superb art collection to benefit Wildlands Conservation Trust
Mar 20 at 22:17, SAST
A collection of superb art from some of South Africa's top contemporary artists will be auctioned to benefit the Wildlands Conservation Trust.
The fight against Rhino poaching gets a R 1 Million boost
Mar 12 at 14:19, SAST
Today, Unitrans Volkswagen Divisional Chief Executive, Mr. Kevin Gillmer, handed a cheque of R 1 051 720 to the SANParks Honorary Rangers, celebrating the Unitrans Volkswagen financial contribution for 2013 to the Unite Against Poaching effort.
Plant a tree for life
Mar 10 at 13:13, SAST
After racking up a considerable number of air miles Misha Teasdale decided to offset his carbon footprint.
Conservation Detection Dog, A First For SA
Mar 10 at 13:05, SAST
South African experts have gained the help of man's best friend to carry out conservation detection work on the endangered geometric tortoise.
Source: The Good News
'Disrespectful' ANC leaders walk out of Scopa hearing
Today at 13:17, SAST
Scopa's chairperson has criticised Marius Fransman and Pierre Uys for walking out of a hearing on the mismanagement of public funds.
DA, EFF deny coalition reports
Today at 12:49, SAST
Dismissing EFF-DA coalition rumours, EFF leader Julius Malema says the claims are "an attempt to defocus the EFF's objective of taking government".
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Russia in new Ukraine attack threat
Today at 15:15, SAST
Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
Hamas-Fatah unity deal announced
Today at 15:45, SAST
Rival Palestinian factions of Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal after a meeting in the Gaza Strip.
Source: BBC News
Africa: Africans Want Democracy But Are They Getting It?
Today at 15:24, SAST
[allAfrica]Cape Town -Popular support for democracy and against one-party rule in Africa has risen substantially in the past decade, but most Africans don't think they are actually experiencing democracy.
Nigeria: From Sticks and Machetes to Rocket-Propelled Grenades
Today at 14:48, SAST
[IPS]Lagos -Nigerians are beginning to adjust to the sad reality that they live in a country where suicide bombers and terrorists could be lurking around the next corner thanks to a ready supply of advanced weapons smuggled through the country's ...
Source: All Africa