Nature

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
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'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
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World

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
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Africa

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
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