Nature

Do It Yourself

May 29 at 09:04, SAST


Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 21:03, SAST

Creativity could turn unsightly and unhealthy litter into an opportunity for schools to win their share of R60 000 in the annual Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition, while also encouraging learners to be more eco-conscious.


Launch of 'My Green Home' Challenge

May 5 at 11:04, SAST

One South African family will change their home to help change the world Today the Ngewana family launched their public journey of greening their home and lifestyle. Bulelwa Ngewana, the Mother of the family says: We've always had good intentions, but haven't been sure about where to start. So we're taking on the My Green Home challenge, and we'll be getting help with training and a sponsored green 'makeover'. The Ngewanas are improving their habits and will install energy-efficiency and green equipment, to show others how to save money by going green.


Durban Activist Wins International Environmental Prize

May 1 at 08:36, SAST

Durban's tireless campaigner, Desmond D'Sa, is one of six grassroots environmental activists from around the world who has been chosen by the US based Goldman Environmental Foundation to be awarded the prestigious 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize.


SANParks makes inroads in war against rhino poaching

Apr 15 at 10:07, 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 21:06, 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 12:01, 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 07:35, SAST

South African saved 575 megawatts during Earth Hour, Eskom said on Sunday.


Wits to Honour Environmentalist, Bird Specialist, Artist

Mar 28 at 18:42, 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 15:09, 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.


Source: The Good News
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National Prosecuting Authority charges Lawrence Mrwebi

Yesterday at 15:07, SAST

The man responsible for the withdrawal of corruption charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli is officially facing prosecution.


Zuma asks Nxasana to defend himself

Yesterday at 14:09, SAST

National director of public prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has been asked to give reasons against his suspension. He is deemed to be "too independent".


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Hamas denies holding Israeli soldier

Today at 02:38, SAST

The military wing of the Islamist group insists it is not holding a missing Israel soldier and says he could have died in an Israeli air strike.


China factory blast kills dozens

Today at 06:53, SAST

An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people and left scores injured, according to Chinese state media.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Africa: Africa Must Also Lobby U.S. Congress on Trade Law

Yesterday at 12:17, SAST

[allAfrica]Next week about 48 African leaders will descend on Washington, DC for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. African leaders are expected to arrive with a long list of items to address with President Barack Obama, with the need to ...


Algeria: Quake Hits Algerian Capital

Yesterday at 17:44, SAST

[Tunis Afrique Presse]Algiers -A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Algerian capital and suburban regions on Friday, the Algerian Center for Astrophysics and Geophysics said.


Source: All Africa
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